Anathoth in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. 1 Chronicles 7:8. 2. 1 Chronicles 10:19. 3. A priests' city of Benjamin. ("echoes".)
(Joshua 21:18; 1 Chronicles 6:60). Abiathar the priest was banished thither by Solomon
after his attempt to put Adonijah on the throne (1 Kings 2:26). Abiezer's birthplace, one
of David's 30 captains (2 Samuel 23:27); Jehu's also, one of his mighties (1 Chronicles
12:3); Jeremiah's, the priest and prophet, also (Jeremiah 1:1). Among the restored
captives from Babylon were 128 men of Anathoth The name is variously given: Anethothite,
Anetothite, Antothite. Near the road, about three miles N. from Jerusalem (Isaiah 10:30).
Now Anata, on a broad ridge, amidst fields of grain, figs, and olives. There are remains
of walls, and quarries supplying stone to Jerusalem.
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