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Beth-ay´nath; Heb., “temple of Anat [a deity]”

A walled Canaanite city in the territory of Naphtali in upper Galilee (Josh 19:38) whose inhabitants the Israelites could not expel but subjugated as servants (Judg 1:33).

  • Powell, Mark Allan, ed. HarperCollins Bible Dictionary. Abridged Edition. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009.