Character Study on Anath

Character Study on Anath

Joshua 16: And the border went out toward the sea to Michmethah on the north side; and the border went about eastward unto Taanathshiloh, and passed by it on the east to Janohah;
Joshua 19: And Iron, and Migdalel, Horem, and Bethanath, and Bethshemesh; nineteen cities with their villages.
Joshua 21: Anathoth with her suburbs, and Almon with her suburbs; four cities.
Judges 1: Neither did Naphtali drive out the inhabitants of Bethshemesh, nor the inhabitants of Bethanath; but he dwelt among the Canaanites, the inhabitants of the land: nevertheless the inhabitants of Bethshemesh and of Bethanath became tributaries unto them.
Judges 3: And after him was Shamgar the son of Anath, which slew of the Philistines six hundred men with an ox goad: and he also delivered Israel.
Judges 5: In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, and the travellers walked through byways.
1 Kings 2: And unto Abiathar the priest said the king, Get thee to Anathoth, unto thine own fields; for thou art worthy of death: but I will not at this time put thee to death, because thou barest the ark of the Lord GOD before David my father, and because thou hast been afflicted in all wherein my father was afflicted.
1 Chronicles 6: And out of the tribe of Benjamin; Geba with her suburbs, and Alemeth with her suburbs, and Anathoth with her suburbs. All their cities throughout their families were thirteen cities.
1 Chronicles 7: And the sons of Becher; Zemira, and Joash, and Eliezer, and Elioenai, and Omri, and Jerimoth, and Abiah, and Anathoth, and Alameth. All these are the sons of Becher.
Ezra 2: The men of Anathoth, an hundred twenty and eight.
Nehemiah 7: The men of Anathoth, an hundred twenty and eight.
Nehemiah 10: Hariph, Anathoth, Nebai,
Nehemiah 11: And at Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah,
Isaiah 10: Lift up thy voice, O daughter of Gallim: cause it to be heard unto Laish, O poor Anathoth.
Jeremiah 1: The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests that were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin:
Jeremiah 11: Therefore thus saith the LORD of the men of Anathoth, that seek thy life, saying, Prophesy not in the name of the LORD, that thou die not by our hand:
Jeremiah 11: And there shall be no remnant of them: for I will bring evil upon the men of Anathoth, even the year of their visitation.
Jeremiah 29: Now therefore why hast thou not reproved Jeremiah of Anathoth, which maketh himself a prophet to you?
Jeremiah 32: Behold, Hanameel the son of Shallum thine uncle shall come unto thee, saying, Buy thee my field that is in Anathoth: for the right of redemption is thine to buy it.
Jeremiah 32: So Hanameel mine uncle's son came to me in the court of the prison according to the word of the LORD, and said unto me, Buy my field, I pray thee, that is in Anathoth, which is in the country of Benjamin: for the right of inheritance is thine, and the redemption is thine; buy it for thyself. Then I knew that this was the word of the LORD.
Jeremiah 32: And I bought the field of Hanameel my uncle's son, that was in Anathoth, and weighed him the money, even seventeen shekels of silver.
1 Corinthians 16: If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be Anathema Maranatha.

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Beth-Anath
House of response, one of the fenced cities of Naphtali (Joshua 19:38 ). It is perhaps identical with the modern village 'Ainata, 6 miles west of Kedesh.

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Anath
An answer; i.e., to "prayer", the father of Shamgar, who was one of the judges of Israel (Judges 3:31 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary - Beth-Anath
(behth-ay' nath) Place name meaning, “house of Anath.” A fortified city in the territory of the tribe of Naphtali (Joshua 19:38 ). The tribe could not drive out the Canaanites from the city (Judges 1:33 ). Beth-anath was apparently a worship center for the Canaanite goddess Anath. It may have been located at modern Safed el-Battik, fifteen miles east of Tyre.



Chabad Knowledge Base - Shamgar ben Anath
(d. 1107 BCE) Third of the Judges, ruled together with Ehud during the last years of the latter�s leadership. When the Philistines oppressed the Israelites living in the southwest region of Israel, Shamgar came to the rescue, killing 600 Philistines with a cattle prod.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Beth-Anath
BETH-ANATH . A town of Naphtali, now the village ‘Ainatha , in the mountains of Upper Galilee.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Anath
Judges 3:31; Judges 5:6.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Anath
ANATH . The father of Shamgar ( Judges 3:31 ; Judges 5:6 ). ‘Anât is the name of a goddess worshipped in Pal. (cf. Judges 1:33 , Joshua 15:59 , Isaiah 10:30 ); it is found on Egyptian monuments from the 18th dynasty.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Anath
(ay' nath) Personal name either meaning, “answer” or was the name of a Canaanite god. Father of Shamgar, a judge of Israel (Judges 3:31 ).



Morrish Bible Dictionary - Anath
Father of Shamgar. Judges 3:31 ; Judges 5:6 .

Smith's Bible Dictionary - Beth'-Anath
(house of echo or reply ), one of the "fenced cities" of Naphtali, named with Beth-shemesh, ( Joshua 19:38 ) from neither of them were the Canaanites expelled. (Judges 1:33 ) ).

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Beth-Anath - (behth-ay' nath) Place name meaning, “house of Anath. Beth-Anath was apparently a worship center for the Canaanite goddess Anath
Beth-Anoth - (behth-ay' nahth) Place name meaning, “house of Anath” or “house of being heard. A temple to the Canaanite goddess Anath may have been here
Beth-Anath - BETH-Anath
Shamgar - In the song of Deborah (Judges 5:1 ), Shamgar (the “son of Anath”) is praised for clearing the highways of robbers, making travel once again possible. See Anath ; Judges
Shamgar - Son of Anath: he was: one of the Judges in Israel
Shamgar - Son of Anath and a judge in Israel: he slew six hundred men with an ox-goad, and delivered Israel out of the hands of the Philistines
Anathoth - The name, if taken, as may be supposed, from Anath, signifies song
Anath - Anath
Shamgar - Son of Anath, the third judge of Israel, after Ehud and shortly before Barak, in a time of great insecurity and distress, Judges 3:31 5:6
Sham'Gar - (sword ), son of Anath, judge of Israel
Shamgar - Son of Anath, judge of Israel after Ehud, and immediately before Barak (Judges 5:6; Judges 5:8; Judges 3:31). Probably a Naphtalite, as Beth Anath was of Naphtali
Shamgar - The Philistines from the maritime plain had made incursions into the Hebrew upland for the purposes of plunder, when one of this name, the son of Anath, otherwise unknown, headed a rising for the purpose of freeing the land from this oppression
Shamgar - He is the ‘son of Anath . place-names Beth-Anath [ Judges 1:33 ], Beth-anoth [ Joshua 15:59 ])
Ashtaroth - ... In Canaanite mythology, she appears to be the sister of the goddess Anath and the spouse of the god Baal. Anath also was the spouse of Baal, as well as the goddess of love and war. Some confusion, therefore, exists with regards to Ashtaroth's relationship to Anath. Anath and Ashtaroth may have referred to the same goddess, or they may have been two separate deities. Among the people of Palestine, Ashtaroth may have taken over Anath's role. The Egyptians gave the title “Lady of Heaven” to Astarte, Anath, and another goddess, Qudshu
Ugarit - Foremost is the Baal-Anath cycle which has survived in a number of large tablets and smaller fragments. Asherah and Anath were the consorts of El and Baal, respectively. El wept piteously at the news, gashing his back, chest, and arms, while Anath, having found Baal's corpse, put on sackcloth and bewailed the death of the lord of life. Mot boasted of his victory to Anath, whereupon she slew Mot, ground him up and scattered his remains over the fields. Hints of these practices are given in the Baal-Anath cycle. For her part, Anath wept for Baal, the falling tears intended to encourage the rain to fall. Danel's son, Aqhat, was given a composite bow which the goddess Anath coveted. Anath promised Aqhat immortality if he would give her the bow, but Aqhat refused and was killed. Many of these names are known in the Old Testament: El, Baal, Asherah, Anath, Yarih (moon), Shahar, Shalim, Mot, Dagon, for example. The existence of the divine assembly (Psalm 82:1 ; Job 1-2 ) is attested at Ugarit, especially in the Baal-Anath cycle
Anathema - In this sense the form of the word is Anath(ee)ma , Once in plural used in the Greek New Testament, in Luke 21:5 , where it is rendered "gifts. the form Anathema Is generally used as the rendering of the Hebrew word Herem , Derived from a verb which means (1) to consecrate or devote; and (2) to exterminate. The Anathema_ or _herem Was a person or thing irrevocably devoted to God ( Leviticus 27:21,28 ); and "none devoted shall be ransomed. In Deuteronomy 7:26 an idol is called a Herem = Anathema , a thing accursed. In some cases an individual denounces an Anathema on himself unless certain conditions are fulfilled ( Acts 23:12,14,21 ). "To call Jesus accursed" [Anathema] (1 Corinthians 12:3 ) is to pronounce him execrated or accursed. ... In Romans 9:3 , the expression "accursed" (Anathema) from Christ, i. ... The Anathema in 1 Corinthians 16:22 denotes simply that they who love not the Lord are rightly objects of loathing and execration to all holy beings; they are guilty of a crime that merits the severest condemnation; they are exposed to the just sentence of "everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord
Beth-Shemesh - Beth-shemesh of Naphtali was probably located in central upper Galilee because of its association with Beth-Anath (Joshua 19:38 ; Judges 1:33 )
Fertility Cult - His wife was the goddess Anath
Divination And Magic - The goddess Anath through magical means restored the dead Baal to the earth
Name, Names - A certain number of those found in the OT have heathen associations: Anath (transferred to a man from a well-known goddess worshipped in Syria, etc. Other names evidently imply the existence of local sanctuaries, some of which must have been pre-Israelite: Beth-Anath, Anathoth, Bethel, Gilgal, Kedesh-naphtali, Migdal-el, Migdal-gad, Neiel, Penuel, Beth-shemesh
Canaan, History And Religion of - ... Baal was joined in his task by Anat, represented in the Bible as Anath. , Athirat) rather than Anath (i. See Amorites ; Anath ; Asherah ; Baal ; El ; Elijah ; Israel ; Phoenicia ; Ugarit
False Worship - ” The most consistent problem with false worship seen in the Old Testament is with the nature or fertility deities—Baals and Ashtaroth, Anath, Astarte—the male and female representations of reproduction and growth
Philis'Tines - Individual heroes were raised up from time to time, such as Shamgar the son of Anath, (Judges 3:31 ) and still more Samson, Judges 13-16 , but neither of these men succeeded in permanently throwing off the yoke
Gods And Goddesses, Pagan - ... Asherah was one of the three chief consort-goddesses within the Canaanite pantheon, along with Astarte (or Ashtaroth) and Anath. On some occasions, however, she comes across as a fierce opponent of Baal—particularly when she thought she would lose her authority or influence among other members of the pantheon or when Baal preferred Anath instead of Asherah as his sexual intimate
Maxentius, Joannes, Presbyter And Archimandrite - They protest that it is from no disrespect to the council of Chalcedon, but in its defence, that they contend for their position on the subject of the Trinity, and declare that they Anathematize all who either oppose that council or hold its decisions to be imperfect. At the close of the fifth they solemnly protest their acceptance of the councils of Nicaea, Constantinople, Ephesus, and Chalcedon, the letters of Leo Anathematizing the writings of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Nestorius his disciple, and all writings opposed to the Twelve Chapters of the blessed Cyril against Nestorius; Anathematizing in addition, Eutyches and Dioscorus (Petr. The title, however, hardly corresponds to the contents, which consist of 12 Anathemas, the 9th being directed against the Eutychians, and the remaining three against Pelagius and Coelestius and their followers (Migne, Patr. The council of Constantinople of 553 Anathematized all who questioned it (collat. Anath