an answer; i.e., to "prayer", the father of Shamgar, who was one of the judges of Israel ( Judges 3:31 ).
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
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Anath". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".