The meaning of Ater in the Bible
(From International Standard Bible Encyclopedia)

a'-ter ('aTer, "bound" (?)): (1) The ancestor of a family of 98 persons who returned from Babylonian captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:16; Nehemiah 7:21). the King James Version has "Ater of Hezekiah"; the Revised Version (British and American) of 1 Esdras 5:15 has "Ater of Ezekias," margin, "Ater of Hezekiah." the King James Version has "Aterezias."

(2) The head of a family of porters who returned from Babylon to Jerusalem (Ezra 2:42; Nehemiah 7:45).


See more on the meaning of Ater in the Bible:
Ater {Easton's Bible Dictionary}
Ater {Hitchcock's Bible Name}

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