One of the cities given to the priests, in Benjamin; identified by Robinson in Anata, some four miles north by east of Jerusalem, Joshua 21:18; 1 Chronicles 6:60. It was the birthplace of the prophet Jeremiah, Jeremiah 1:1; 32:7. It’s people, however, rejected his words, and sought his life, Jeremiah 11:21.
These dictionary topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859. Public Domain, copy freely.
Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'ANATHOTH'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".