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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #804 - אַשֻּׁר

Transliteration:
'ashshûr, 'ashshûr
Phonetics:
ash-shoor', ash-shoor'  
Word Origin:
apparently from (0833) (in the sense of successful)
Parts of Speech:
N/A
TWOT:
176
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs' | Strong's ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition
Asshur or Assyria = "a step" n pr m
  1. the second son of Shem, eponymous ancestor of the Assyrians
  2. the people of Assyria n pr loc
  3. the nation, Assyria
  4. the land, Assyria or Asshur
Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (151)NAS (158)HCS (149)
Genesis4
Numbers2
2 Kings41
1 Chronicles3
2 Chronicles13
Ezra2
Nehemiah1
Psalms1
Isaiah41
Jeremiah4
Lamentations1
Ezekiel9
Hosea9
Micah3
Nahum1
Zephaniah1
Zechariah2
Genesis12
Exodus2
Leviticus5
Numbers5
Deuteronomy34
Joshua9
Judges6
1 Samuel4
2 Samuel12
1 Kings7
2 Kings48
1 Chronicles10
2 Chronicles25
Ezra2
Nehemiah2
Esther5
Job2
Psalms14
Proverbs4
Ecclesiastes1
Song of Solomon2
Isaiah52
Jeremiah30
Lamentations2
Ezekiel16
Daniel3
Hosea11
Joel1
Amos2
Jonah1
Micah5
Nahum1
Zephaniah2
Haggai1
Zechariah7
Genesis4
Numbers2
2 Kings48
1 Chronicles3
2 Chronicles13
Ezra2
Nehemiah1
Psalms1
Isaiah44
Jeremiah4
Lamentations1
Ezekiel9
Hosea9
Micah4
Nahum1
Zephaniah1
Zechariah2
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אַשּׁוּר proper name, of a people & territory Asshur, Assyria (Assyrian Aššur, land & city Dl Pa 252 COT on Genesis 2:14; Persian Athura, Syriac ; on the connection with name of god Ašur, & with √ אשׁר = ישׁר good, gracious, compare COT l.c.; see also Jen ZA, 1886,1f. Schr ib. 209f. ib. 268f.)

1 Asshur as person, 2nd son of Shem Genesis 10:22 (P, in table of nations) 1 Chronicles 1:17.

2 people of Asshur (often as invading army & even world-power) Numbers 24:22,24 (poem of Balaam) Hosea 12:2; Hosea 14:4; Isaiah 10:5; Isaiah 14:25; Isaiah 19:23 (twice in verse); Isaiah 19:24,25; Isaiah 23:13; Isaiah 30:31; Isaiah 31:8; Isaiah 52:4; Lamentations 5:6; Ezekiel 23:5; Ezekiel 27:23; Ezekiel 32:22 (here feminine) Zechariah 10:11; Psalm 83:9 perhaps read גְּשׁוּר, compare 2 Samuel 2:9 below אֲשׁוּרִי; or (if Psalm 83be late) regard אַשּׁוּר (like עֲמָלֵק ib.) as used because of ancient significance; sometimes personified as one Isaiah 10:5; Ezekiel 31:3 (but strike out Co q. v.), compare also Micah 5:4; Micah 5:5; Zephaniah 2:13; ׳מַחֲנֵה א 2 Kings 19:32 = Isaiah 37:36; ׳בְּנֵי א Ezekiel 16:28; Ezekiel 23:7,9,12,23.

3 land of Assyria Genesis 2:14; Genesis 10:11; Hosea 5:13; Hosea 7:11; Hosea 8:9; Hosea 9:3; Hosea 10:6; Isaiah 11:11,16; Isaiah 19:23; Jeremiah 2:18,36; Micah 7:12; Zechariah 10:10; אַשּׁ֫וּרָה Genesis 25:18; Isaiah 19:23; 2 Kings 15:29; 2 Kings 17:6,23; 2 Kings 18:11; אֶרֶץ אַשּׁוּר Isaiah 7:18; Isaiah 27:13; Hosea 11:11; Micah 5:5.

4 especially מֶלֶךְאַשּׁוּר Isaiah 8:4; Isaiah 10:12; Isaiah 20:1,4,6 (probably gloss Isaiah 7:17,20; Isaiah 8:7) 2 Kings 15:19 41t. 2Kings; 14t. Isaiah 36-38; 1 Chronicles 5:6 (אַשֻּׁר) + 13t. Chronicles; also Jeremiah 50:17,18; Nahum 3:18; Ezra 4:2; (only Ezra 6:22 of Persian or any king not strictly Assyrian); note also ׳הַמֶּלֶךְ א Isaiah 36:8,16 (׳א perhaps gloss, compare Di who holds same view as to 2 Kings 18:23,31); ׳מַלְכֵי א 2 Kings 19:11,17 = Isaiah 37:11,18; 2 Chronicles 28:16; 30:6; Nehemiah 9:32.

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List of Word Forms
אַ֠שּׁוּר אַ֭שּׁוּר אַשֻּׁ֑ר אַשּֽׁוּרָה׃ אַשּֽׁוּר׃ אַשּׁ֑וּר אַשּׁ֑וּרָה אַשּׁ֔וּר אַשּׁ֔וּרָה אַשּׁ֖וּר אַשּׁ֗וּר אַשּׁ֛וּר אַשּׁ֜וּר אַשּׁ֡וּר אַשּׁ֣וּר אַשּׁ֣וּר ׀ אַשּׁ֤וּר אַשּׁ֤וּר ׀ אַשּׁ֥וּר אַשּׁ֨וּר אַשּׁוּר֒ אַשּׁוּר֙ אַשּׁוּר֩ ׀ אַשּׁוּר֮ אשור אשור׃ אשורה אשורה׃ אשר בְּאַשּׁ֑וּר באשור וְאַשּׁ֑וּר וְאַשּׁ֔וּר וְאַשּׁ֖וּר וּבְאַשּׁ֖וּר וּלְאַשּׁ֑וּר וּמֵֽאַשּׁ֖וּר ואשור ובאשור ולאשור ומאשור לְאַשּׁ֣וּר לאשור מֵֽאַשּׁ֑וּר מֵֽאַשּׁ֔וּר מֵאַשּֽׁוּר׃ מֵאַשּׁ֨וּר מאשור מאשור׃ ’aš·šū·rāh ’aš·šur ’aš·šūr ’aššur ’aššūr ’aššūrāh ashShur ashShurah bə’aššūr bə·’aš·šūr beashShur lə’aššūr lə·’aš·šūr leashShur mê’aššūr mê·’aš·šūr meashShur ū·ḇə·’aš·šūr ū·lə·’aš·šūr ū·mê·’aš·šūr ūḇə’aššūr ūlə’aššūr uleashShur ūmê’aššūr umeashShur uveashShur veashShur wə’aššūr wə·’aš·šūr
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