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Ataroth

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

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District in Palestine, east of the Jordan. This place is mentioned along with Dibon and Jazer as a very fertile tract of land and good for raising cattle. Reuben and Gad both asked for the land. Gad received it (Numbers 32:3) and built a city there (ib. 34).

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Ataroth'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tje/​a/ataroth.html. 1901.
 
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