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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #6214 - עֲשָׂהאֵל

Word Origin
from (06213) and (0410)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Asahel = “God-made”

1) nephew of David, son of David’s sister Zeruiah, and brother of Joab and Abishai; swift of foot he was killed by Abner when he pursued him in battle and caught him

2) a Levite in the reign of king Jehoshaphat of Judah who went through the kingdom giving instruction in the law

3) a Levite in the reign of king Hezekiah of Judah in charge of the tithes and dedicated things in the temple

4) a priest, father of Jonathan, in the time of Ezra

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (18) NAS (18) HCS (18)
2 Samuel 11
1 Chronicles 3
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
2 Samuel 11
1 Chronicles 3
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
2 Samuel 12
1 Chronicles 3
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
n-p 18
n-p 11
n-p 11

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עֲשָׂהאֵל18 proper name, masculine Ασαηλ, ᵐ5 L Ασσαηλ (on this and following compare אֶלְעָשָׂה); —

1 brother of Joab and Abishai 2 Samuel 2:18 (twice in verse) + 7t. 2, + 2 Samuel 3:27,30; 2 Samuel 23:24; 1 Chronicles 2:16; 1 Chronicles 11:26; 1 Chronicles 27:7.

2 Levites:

a. 2 Chronicles 17:8 (Ιασειηλ,Ασιηλ).

b. 2 Chronicles 31:13.

3 post-exile name Ezra 10:15.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עֲשָׂהאֵל (“whom God created,” i.e. constituted, appointed), [Asahel], pr.n. m.

(1)  2 Samuel 2:18, 23:24 1 Chronicles 27:7 and, with the words separated, 1 Chronicles 2:16.

(2)  2 Chronicles 17:8, 31:13.

(3)  Ezra 10:15. As to the letter ה quiescing in the middle of a word, see Lehrg. p. 48.

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List of Word Forms
אֵ֖ל אֵ֥ל אֵל֙ אל וַעֲשָׂה־ וַעֲשָׂהאֵ֑ל וַעֲשָׂהאֵ֜ל וַעֲשָׂהאֵ֡ל וַעֲשָׂהאֵל֙ ועשה־ ועשהאל עֲשָׂהאֵ֑ל עֲשָׂהאֵ֔ל עֲשָׂהאֵ֖ל עֲשָׂהאֵ֛ל עֲשָׂהאֵ֧ל עשהאל ‘ă·śā·h·’êl ‘ăśāh’êl ’êl asahEl el vaasah vaasahEl wa‘ăśāh- wa‘ăśāh’êl wa·‘ă·śā·h·’êl wa·‘ă·śāh-
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