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Ater or אֲתַר is an Old Testament man's name site, location, or locality.
- A descendant of Hezekiah, who returned from Babylon Ezra 2:16; Nehemiah 7:21
- An Israelite, who subscribed to Nehemiah’s covenant Nehemiah 10:17
- A porter Ezra 2:42; Nehemiah 7:45
- An old town in Bhind District, India
Ater is also a Latin adjective meaning "black, dark, gloomy, dismal or malicious".