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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #842 - אֲשֵׁירָה

Transliteration
'ăshêrâh, 'ăshêyrâh
Phonetics
ash-ay-raw', ash-ay-raw'  
Word Origin
from (0833)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Feminine
TWOT
183h
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Ashera(h) = “groves (for idol worship)”

1) a Babylonian (Astarte)-Canaanite goddess (of fortune and happiness), the supposed consort of Baal, her images

1a) the goddess, goddesses

1b) her images

1c) sacred trees or poles set up near an altar

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1186 ‑ δένδρον (den'‑dron);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (40) NAS (40) HCS (40)
Exodus 1
Deuteronomy 3
Judges 5
1 Kings 5
2 Kings 11
2 Chronicles 11
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
Exodus 1
Deuteronomy 3
Judges 5
1 Kings 5
2 Kings 11
2 Chronicles 11
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
Exodus 1
Deuteronomy 3
Judges 5
1 Kings 5
2 Kings 11
2 Chronicles 11
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cfp 3
n-cfs 18
n-cfp 3
n-cfs 18
n-cfp 3
n-cfs 18
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֲשֵׁרָה, אֲשֵׁירָה 2 Kings 17:16 proper name, feminine Ashera (Assyrian proper name, feminine Aš-ra-tu, with sign for deity, in Canaanitish proper name Abad-Ašratum, servant of A. Schr ZA 1888,363, compare Wkl & Abel Thontafelfund see El Amarna ii. No. 77,1. 9, & Sayce RP2. ii. 67, iii. 71; on derivatives compare Assyrian aširat, adjective feminine gracious, COT Gloss): ** see now also GFMEB ASHERAH Dr Deuteronomy 16:21 Allen DB ASHERAH, all doubtful as to Canaanite goddess Asherah; question left open by Zim KAT 3. 436 ff. (on Semitic goddess Aširtu-Ašratu Id. ib, 432ff.); but see Jerem AT im Licht d. Alten Orients 207 (name of goddess Aširat in letter found at Taanach by Sellin (1902-3) and Id. ib. 37. 237) (Oppenheim's find at Ras el-`Ain in Mesopotamia, stone shaft with veiled head as top, supposed to identify post with goddess; if 2 Kings 23:7 refers to draped Asherim [see on text Benz Bur], this even more plausible), Id. ib. 23,208f. 236. On pictorial representations of Asherah#NAME? AJSL xix.l (Oct.1902). — usually with the article: probably

a. a Canaanitish goddess of fortune & happiness; having prophets 1 Kings 18:19, an image 1 Kings 15:13 2 Chronicles 15:16; 2 Kings 21:7, sacred vessels 2 Kings 23:4, houses 2 Kings 23:7.

b. a symbol of this goddess, a sacred tree or pole set up near an altar 1 Kings 16:33; 2 Kings 13:6; 2 Kings 17:16; 2 Kings 18:4; 2 Kings 21:3; 2 Kings 23:6,15; prohibited Deuteronomy 16:1; burnt by Gideon Judges 6:25,26,28,30. Plural אֲשֵׁרוֺת a. the goddess Judges 3:7 (probably error for עַשְׁתָּרֹתᵑ9). b. sacred trees or poles 2 Chronicles 19:3; 33:3; elsewhere אֲשֵׁרִים id. Isaiah 27:9 12t.; suffix Micah 5:14 5t.; — Exodus 34:13 (J) Deuteronomy 7:5; Deuteronomy 12:3; Isaiah 17:8; Isaiah 27:9; Jeremiah 17:20; Micah 5:13; 1 Kings 14:15,23; 2 Kings 17:10; 2 Kings 23:14; 2 Chronicles 14:2; 2 Chronicles 17:6; 24:18; 31:1; 33:19; 34:3,4,7. — (compare also Sta ZAW 1881,344f. RS Semitic i. 171f., 175n. We H 235, who think ׳א only the sacred pole.)

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֲשֵׁירָה see אֲשֵׁרָה.

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List of Word Forms
אֲשֵׁ֣רֵיהֶ֔ם אֲשֵׁירֶ֖יךָ אֲשֵׁירָ֗ה אֲשֵׁר֔וֹת אֲשֵׁרִ֖ים אֲשֵׁרָ֖ה אֲשֵׁרָ֖יו אֲשֵׁרָֽה׃ אֲשֵׁרָה֙ אשירה אשיריך אשרה אשרה׃ אשרות אשריהם אשריו אשרים הָֽאֲשֵׁרָ֑ה הָֽאֲשֵׁרָה֙ הָאֲשֵׁרִ֑ים הָאֲשֵׁרִ֖ים הָאֲשֵׁרִ֡ים הָאֲשֵׁרִ֣ים הָאֲשֵׁרִ֤ים הָאֲשֵׁרִֽים׃ הָאֲשֵׁרָ֑ה הָאֲשֵׁרָ֔ה הָאֲשֵׁרָ֖ה הָאֲשֵׁרָ֥ה הָאֲשֵׁרָה֩ הָאֲשֵׁרֽוֹת׃ הָאֲשֵׁרוֹת֙ האשרה האשרות האשרות׃ האשרים האשרים׃ וְ֠הָאֲשֵׁרִים וְהָ֣אֲשֵׁרִ֔ים וְהָאֲשֵׁרִ֖ים וְהָאֲשֵׁרָ֥ה וְלָֽאֲשֵׁרָ֔ה וַאֲשֵֽׁירֵהֶם֙ וַאֲשֵֽׁרֵיהֶם֙ וַאֲשֵׁרִ֑ים וַאֲשֵׁרֵיהֶ֖ם ואשירהם ואשריהם ואשרים והאשרה והאשרים ולאשרה לַאֲשֵׁרָ֖ה לָאֲשֵׁרָ֑ה לָאֲשֵׁרָֽה׃ לאשרה לאשרה׃ ’ă·šê·rāh ’ă·šê·rāw ’ă·šê·rê·hem ’ă·šê·re·ḵā ’ă·šê·rîm ’ă·šê·rō·wṯ ’ăšêrāh ’ăšêrāw ’ăšêrêhem ’ăšêreḵā ’ăšêrîm ’ăšêrōwṯ asheiRah asheiReicha asheRah asheRav aShereiHem asheRim asheRot hā’ăšêrāh hā’ăšêrîm hā’ăšêrōwṯ hā·’ă·šê·rāh hā·’ă·šê·rîm hā·’ă·šê·rō·wṯ haasheRah haasheRim haasheRot la’ăšêrāh lā’ăšêrāh la·’ă·šê·rāh lā·’ă·šê·rāh laasheRah vaasheireHem vaashereiHem vaasheRim vehaasheRah veHaasheRim velaasheRah wa’ăšêrêhem wa’ăšêrîm wa·’ă·šê·rê·hem wa·’ă·šê·rîm wə·hā·’ă·šê·rāh wə·hā·’ă·šê·rîm wə·lā·’ă·šê·rāh wəhā’ăšêrāh wəhā’ăšêrîm wəlā’ăšêrāh
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