Anathoth (An´uh-thoth)

A levitical town in the tribal territory of Benjamin (Josh 21:18; 1Chr 6:60). Located less than three miles northeast of Jerusalem, Anathoth was the hometown of Jeremiah (Jer 1:1; Jer 11:21-23; Jer 29:27; Jer 32:7-9). Two of David’s warriors, Abiezer (2Sam 23:27; 1Chr 11:28; 1Chr 27:12) and Jehu (1Chr 12:3), were also from the town; and David’s high priest, Abiathar, was banished there by Solomon (1Kgs 2:26). Men of Anathoth were among those who returned from the Babylonian exile (Ezra 2:23; Neh 7:27), at which time the town was resettled (Neh 11:32).

Josh 21:18

18Anathoth with its pasture lands, and Almon with its pasture lands—four towns.

1Chr 6:60

60From the tribe of Benjamin, Geba with its pasture lands, Alemeth with its pasture lands, and Anathoth with its pasture lands. All their towns throughout their ... View more

Jer 1:1

1The words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, of the priests who were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin,

Jer 11:21-23

21Therefore thus says the Lord concerning the people of Anathoth, who seek your life, and say, “You shall not prophesy in the name of the Lord, or you will die ... View more

Jer 29:27

27So now why have you not rebuked Jeremiah of Anathoth who plays the prophet for you?

Jer 32:7-9

7Hanamel son of your uncle Shallum is going to come to you and say, “Buy my field that is at Anathoth, for the right of redemption by purchase is yours.”8Then m ... View more

2Sam 23:27

27Abiezer of Anathoth; Mebunnai the Hushathite;

1Chr 11:28

28Ira son of Ikkesh of Tekoa, Abiezer of Anathoth,

1Chr 27:12

12Ninth, for the ninth month, was Abiezer of Anathoth, a Benjaminite; in his division were twenty-four thousand.

1Chr 12:3

3The chief was Ahiezer, then Joash, both sons of Shemaah of Gibeah; also Jeziel and Pelet sons of Azmaveth; Beracah, Jehu of Anathoth,

1Kgs 2:26

26The king said to the priest Abiathar, “Go to Anathoth, to your estate; for you deserve death. But I will not at this time put you to death, because you carrie ... View more

Ezra 2:23

23Of Anathoth, one hundred twenty-eight.

Neh 7:27

27Of Anathoth, one hundred twenty-eight.

Neh 11:32

32Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah,

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