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Ater

Ater [N] [E] [H]

(shut up ).

  1. The children of Ater were among the porters or gate-keepers of the temple who returned with Zerubbabel. ( Ezra 2:42 ; Nehemiah 7:45 )
  2. The children of ATER OF HEZEKIAH to the number of 98 returned with Zerubbabel, ( Ezra 2:16 ; Nehemiah 7:21 ) and were among the heads of the people who signed the covenant with Nehemiah. ( Nehemiah 10:17 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Ater'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.