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Strong's #836 - אָשֵׁר

Transliteration
'âshêr
Phonetics
aw-share'
Origin
from (H833)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Asher = “happy”

1) son of Jacob and Zilpah

2) the tribe descended from Asher

3) a city east of Shechem in Manasseh

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 768 ‑ Ἀσήρ (as‑ayr');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (43)
Genesis
4
Exodus
1
Numbers
12
Deuteronomy
3
Joshua
8
Judges
4
1 Kings
1
1 Chronicles
6
2 Chronicles
1
Ezekiel
3
NAS (43)
Genesis
4
Exodus
1
Numbers
12
Deuteronomy
3
Joshua
8
Judges
4
1 Kings
1
1 Chronicles
6
2 Chronicles
1
Ezekiel
3
HCS (43)
Genesis
4
Exodus
1
Numbers
12
Deuteronomy
3
Joshua
8
Judges
4
1 Kings
1
1 Chronicles
6
2 Chronicles
1
Ezekiel
3
BSB (43)
Genesis
4
Exodus
1
Numbers
12
Deuteronomy
3
Joshua
8
Judges
4
1 Kings
1
1 Chronicles
6
2 Chronicles
1
Ezekiel
3
ESV (40)
Genesis
4
Numbers
12
Deuteronomy
3
Joshua
7
Judges
4
1 Kings
1
1 Chronicles
5
2 Chronicles
1
Ezekiel
3
WEB (43)
Genesis
4
Exodus
1
Numbers
12
Deuteronomy
3
Joshua
8
Judges
4
1 Kings
1
1 Chronicles
6
2 Chronicles
1
Ezekiel
3
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אָשֵׁר comp. pr.n. אָשֵׁר).

(1) to be straight, right, i.q. יָשַׁר especially used of a straight way, hence also of what is upright, erect, whence comes the signification of firmness and strength, in the Talmud.

(2) to go straight on, and generally to go, Proverbs 9:6.

(3) to be successful, to prosper, to be fortunate, compare the kindred roots יָשַׁר No. 3, כָּשֵׁר and עָשַׁר.

Piel אִשֵּׁר

(1) to guide, or lead straight, Proverbs 23:19; Isaiah 1:17, אַשְּׁרוּ חָמוֹץ “lead the oppressor right,” into the right way, (unless, comparing Pual No. 2, we render with the ancient versions, ῥύσασθε ἀδικούμενον. Vulg. subvenite oppresso, pr. make the oppressed happy), and generally to lead, Isaiah 3:12, 9:15.

(2) intrans. to go on, Proverbs 4:14.

(3) to pronounce happy, or fortunate, Genesis 30:13 Ps: 72:17 Proverbs 31:28; Song of Solomon 6:9; Job 29:11.

Pual אֻשַּׁר and אוּשַּׁר

(1) to be led, Isaiah 9:15.

(2) to be made fortunate, Psalms 41:3; Proverbs 3:18.

Derivative nouns are אָשֵׁר, אֲשֵׁרָה, אֶשֶׁר, אשֶׁר, אֲשׁוּר, אַשּׁוּר, תְּאַשּׁוּר, אֻשַּׁרְנָא.

אָשֵׁר (“fortunate,” “happy,” compare Genesis 20:13), [Asher], pr.n.

(1) of a son of Jacob and his concubine Zilpah (Genesis 30:13, 35:26 ), ancestor of the tribe of the same name (Numbers 1:40, 41 ), whose boundaries are described as on the northern border of the holy land, -Josh. 19:2431. The Gentile noun is אֲשֵׁרִי Judges 1:32.

(2) a town to the east of Shechem, Joshua 17:17.

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List of Word Forms
אָ֠שֵׁר אָשֵֽׁר׃ אָשֵׁ֑ר אָשֵׁ֔ר אָשֵׁ֖ר אָשֵׁ֗ר אָשֵׁ֜ר אָשֵׁ֥ר אָשֵׁר֙ אָשֵׁר֮ אשר אשר׃ בְּאָשֵׁ֖ר בְּאָשֵׁ֤ר באשר וְאָשֵֽׁר׃ וְאָשֵׁ֑ר וְאָשֵׁ֔ר וּבְאָשֵׁ֗ר וּבְאָשֵׁר֙ וּלְאָשֵׁ֣ר וּמֵאָשֵׁ֗ר ואשר ואשר׃ ובאשר ולאשר ומאשר לְאָשֵׁ֕ר לאשר מֵֽאָשֵׁ֔ר מֵאָשֵׁ֖ר מֵאָשֵׁ֥ר מאשר ’ā·šêr ’āšêr aSher bə’āšêr bə·’ā·šêr beaSher lə’āšêr lə·’ā·šêr leaSher mê’āšêr mê·’ā·šêr meaSher ū·ḇə·’ā·šêr ū·lə·’ā·šêr ū·mê·’ā·šêr ūḇə’āšêr ūlə’āšêr uleaSher ūmê’āšêr umeaSher uveaSher veaSher wə’āšêr wə·’ā·šêr
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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