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Ater

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

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Ater (or Arsenius), St.
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(Hebrews Ater', אָטִר , shut up; Sept. Ἀτήρ v. r. in Ezra 2:42, Αττήρ ), the name of three men.

1. A descendant(?) of one Hezekiah (q.v.), whose family, to the number of 98, returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:16; Nehemiah 7:21). B.C. ante 536.

2. The head of a family of Levitical "porters" to the Temple, that returned at the same time with the above (Ezra 2:42; Nehemiah 7:45). B.C. 536.

3. One of the chief Israelites that subscribed the aacred covenant with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:17). B.C. cir. 410.

Bibliography Information
McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Ater'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​a/ater.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
 
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