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Bible Dictionaries

Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Ataroth

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("crowns".)

1. A town in the land of Jazer and Gilead, taken and "built" by Gad (Numbers 32:3; Numbers 32:34).

2. A place on the boundary of Ephraim and Manasseh (Joshua 16:2; Joshua 16:5; Joshua 16:7); possibly the same as ATAROTH ADDAR, on the W. border of Benjamin, "near the hill that lieth on the S. side of the nether Bethheron" (Joshua 18:13).

3. ATAROTH THE HOUSE OF JOAB (1 Chronicles 2:54), or "Crowns the house of Joab," a town in Judah.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Ataroth'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/a/ataroth.html. 1949.

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