A'ter (Hebrews Ater', אָטִר, shut up; Sept. Α᾿τήρ v. r. in Ezr 2:42, Αττήρ), the name of three men.

1. A descendant(?) of one Hezekiah (q.v.), whose family, to the number of 98, returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:16; Ne 7:21). B.C. ante 536.

2. The head of a family of Levitical "porters" to the Temple, that returned at the same time with the above (Ezr 2:42; Ne 7:45). B.C. 536.

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3. One of the chief Israelites that subscribed the aacred covenant with Nehemiah (Ne 10:17). B.C. cir. 410.

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See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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