Ataroth



ataroth

crowns. (1.) A city east of Jordan, not far from Gilead (Num. 32:3). (2.) A town on the border of Ephraim and Benjamin (Josh. 16:2, 7), called also Ataroth-adar (16:5). Now ed-Da’rieh. (3.) “Ataroth, the house of Joab” (1 Chr. 2:54), a town of Judah inhabited by the descendants of Caleb.

Historical Examples

To the Hebrews it was “ataroth” and by this name it is known in the East to-day.
A Field Book of the Stars William Tyler Olcott

(the town) of ataroth; but I made war against the town and took it.
Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations Archibald Sayce

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