'asherah

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 842 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
hrXafrom (0833)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
'asherahTWOT - 183h
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ash-ay-raw' Proper Name Feminine
Definition
Ashera(h) = "groves (for idol worship)"
  1. a Babylonian (Astarte)-Canaanite goddess (of fortune and happiness), the supposed consort of Baal, her images
    1. the goddess, goddesses
    2. her images
    3. sacred trees or poles set up near an altar
NAS Word Usage - Total: 40
Asherah 18, Asherim 20, Asheroth 2
NAS Verse Count
Exodus1
Deuteronomy3
Judges5
1 Kings5
2 Kings11
2 Chronicles11
Isaiah2
Jeremiah1
Micah1


Total40
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for 'asherah". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .