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Ater

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