Anath

Anath [N] [S]

an answer; i.e., to "prayer", the father of Shamgar, who was one of the judges of Israel ( Judges 3:31 ).

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
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Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Anath". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Anath [N] [E]

(answer ), father of Shamgar. ( Judges 3:31 ; 5:6 )


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

Bibliography Information

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

ANATH

a'-nath (`anath):

Father of Shamgar (Judges 3:31; 5:6). This name is connected with the Phoenician and Canaanite goddess `Anat, which was also worshipped in Egypt. She is mentioned in monuments of the 18th Dynasty, coupled with the war- goddess Astart (Moore, Judges, 105-896; DB; EB).


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ANATH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.