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A’ter (shut up).

1. The children of Ater were among the porters or gatekeepers of the temple who returned with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:42; Neh. 7:45.

2. The children of Ater of Hezekiah to the number of 98 returned with Zerubbabel, Ezra 2:16; Neh. 7:21, and were among the heads of the people who signed the covenant with Nehemiah. Neh. 10:17.