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Ashtaroth, Ashtoreth

Morrish Bible Dictionary

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Goddess of the Phoenicians and Zidonians, worshipped by Israel after the death of Joshua, and by Solomon. Ashtaroth was the chief female goddess and Baal the chief male god, and they are often named together. Josiah destroyed the emblems of her worship as introduced by Solomon. Judges 2:13; Judges 10:6; 1 Samuel 7:3,4; 1 Samuel 12:10; 1 Samuel 31:10; 1 Kings 11:5,33; 2 Kings 23:13 . Ashtaroth is often called ASTARTE, which is her name in the Greek, and Istar or Ishtar in the Assyrian.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Ashtaroth, Ashtoreth'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​mbd/​a/ashtaroth-ashtoreth.html. 1897.
 
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