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