Atad (Ay´tad; from Akkadian etidu)

Translated “thorns” (Ps 58:9) and “bramble” (Judg 9:14-15) and transliterated (Gen 50:10-11). In Genesis it refers to a threshing floor east of the Jordan where Jacob’s family mourned his death, causing a renaming of the place.

Ps 58:9

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Judg 9:14-15

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Gen 50:10-11

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