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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Anathoth

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1. Beniamite, son ofBecher. 1 Chronicles 7:8 .

2. One of the chiefs of the people who sealed the covenant. Nehemiah 10:19 .

3. City assigned to the priests in the territory of Benjamin, where Abiathar the high priest had his own 'fields,' and where Jeremiah was born: its inhabitants persecuted the prophet. Identified with Anata , 31 49' N, 35 15' E . Joshua 21:18; 1 Kings 2:26; 1 Chronicles 6:60; Ezra 2:23; Nehemiah 7:27; Nehemiah 11:32 , Isaiah 10:30; Jeremiah 1:1; Jeremiah 11:21,23; Jeremiah 29:27; Jeremiah 32:7-9 .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Anathoth'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/a/anathoth.html. 1897.

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