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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #6252 - עַשְׁתָּרֹת

Transliteration
‛ashtârôth, ‛ashtârôth
Phonetics
ash-taw-roth', ash-taw-roth'  
Word Origin
pl. of (06251)
Parts of Speech
N/A
TWOT
1718b
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Ashtaroth or Astaroth = “star”

1) false goddesses in the Canaanite religion, usually related to fertility cult (noun proper feminine deity)

2) a city in Bashan east of the Jordan given to Manasseh (noun proper locative)

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (12) NAS (15) HCS (6)
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 4
Judges 2
1 Samuel 4
1 Chronicles 1
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 4
Judges 2
1 Samuel 4
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 4
1 Chronicles 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 11
n-p 11
n-p 11
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 III. עַשְׁתָּרוֺת proper name, of a location Ασταρωθ, etc., east of Jordan (name from worship of different forms of `Aštart; in Egyptian ±astiratu, as east Jordan located WMM As.u.Eur.162,313; compare Tel Amarna proper name, of a location Aštarti); — in Bashan (near Edrei) Deuteronomy 1:4 (רֹת-), Joshua 12:4; Joshua 13:12,31 (all + אֶדְרֶ֫עִי), Joshua 9:10; 1 Chronicles 6:56 = בְּעֶשְׁתְּרָה (i.e. בֵּית עַשְׁתָּרָה) Joshua 21:27; also עַשְׁתְּרֹתקַרְנַיִם Genesis 14:5 (ᵐ5 Ασταρωθ Καρναιν, compare GFM JBL xvi(1897), 155f. who explains name as Ashtereth of the two-peaked mountain); compare further, קַרְנַיִם Amos 6:13; — site probably either Tel ±Aštara, 21miles east of Sea of Galilee, or Muzeirib, 8 miles further south; possibly both occur in OT; compare especially Dr Ashtaroth in Hast DB Di Genesis 14:5), Buhl Georg. 248 ff. GASm Ency. Bib. 335 f.

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List of Word Forms
בְּעַשְׁתָּר֖וֹת בְּעַשְׁתָּרֹ֖ת בְּעַשְׁתָּרֽוֹת׃ בעשתרות בעשתרות׃ בעשתרת הָעַשְׁתָּר֑וֹת הָעַשְׁתָּר֡וֹת הָעַשְׁתָּרֹ֑ת העשתרות העשתרת וְהָעַשְׁתָּר֑וֹת וְלָעַשְׁתָּרֽוֹת׃ וְעַשְׁתָּר֣וֹת והעשתרות ולעשתרות׃ ועשתרות עַשְׁתָּר֑וֹת עַשְׁתָּר֖וֹת עשתרות ‘aš·tā·rō·wṯ ‘aštārōwṯ ashtaRot bə‘aštārōṯ bə‘aštārōwṯ bə·‘aš·tā·rō·wṯ bə·‘aš·tā·rōṯ beashtaRot hā‘aštārōṯ hā‘aštārōwṯ hā·‘aš·tā·rō·wṯ hā·‘aš·tā·rōṯ haashtaRot veashtaRot vehaashtaRot velaashtaRot wə‘aštārōwṯ wə·‘aš·tā·rō·wṯ wə·hā·‘aš·tā·rō·wṯ wə·lā·‘aš·tā·rō·wṯ wəhā‘aštārōwṯ wəlā‘aštārōwṯ
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Tuesday, November 24th, 2020
the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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