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ā´nath ( ענת , ‛ănāth ): Father of Shamgar (Judges 3:31; Judges 5:6 ). This name is connected with the Phoenician and Canaanite goddess 'Anât, 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. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​isb/​a/anath.html. 1915.
 
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