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Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A fortified town east of the Jordan that was assigned to and rebuilt by the tribe of Gad (Num 32:35).
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ATROTH-SHOPHAN (PLACE) [Heb ʿaṭrōt šôpān (עַטְרֹת שֹׁופָן)]. One of several towns built by the descendants of Gad in the Transjordan from territory given them by Moses (Num 32:35). The exact location is unknown (Noth Numbers OTL), and scholarly attempts to locate the site are based primarily on
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Atroth-shophan atʹroth-shōʹfan [Heb. ‘aṭrôṯ šôp̱ān; Gk. gḗn sōp̱ár]. A town built or fortified by the tribe of Gad in Transjordan (Nu. 32:35). The AV reads “Atroth, Shophan” as two places, but this is contrary to the LXX reading. Likewise, attempts to identify the site with Khirbet ‘Aṭṭārûs
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ATROTH. The KJV translation of a town of Gad listed in Num 32:35, near Jogbehah. The name should be combined with Shophan, giving the compound name Atrothshophan, as in RSV. The town was probably near the larger Ataroth (Num 32:3, 34), from which its name was derived, and acting as its outpost. A site,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Atroth-Shophan (Heb. ʿaṭrōṯ šôp̱ān)A city rebuilt by the tribe of Gad in Transjordan (Num. 32:35). While the LXX lacks the word ʿaṭrōm, the Vulg. adds et (and) between the two, thus creating two different places, Atroth and Shophan. Although Jebel ʿAṭṭarus has been proposed as the site, its
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