Ataroth

("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.