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Ater

Ater [N] [H] [S]

shut; lame.

  • Ezra 2:16 .
  • Nehemiah 10:17 .
  • Ezra 2:42 .

    These dictionary topics are from
    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
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

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

  • Ater [N] [E] [S]

    left hand; shut
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Ater'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    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.

    ATER

    a'-ter ('aTer, "bound" (?)):

    (1) The ancestor of a family of 98 persons who returned from Babylonian captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:16; Nehemiah 7:21). the King James Version has "Ater of Hezekiah"; the Revised Version (British and American) of 1 Esdras 5:15 has "Ater of Ezekias," margin, "Ater of Hezekiah." the King James Version has "Aterezias."

    (2) The head of a family of porters who returned from Babylon to Jerusalem (Ezra 2:42; Nehemiah 7:45).


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