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Anath

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