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Lexicon :: Strong's H6214 - ʿăśâ'ēl

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

עֲשָׂהאֵל ʻĂsâhʼêl, as-aw-ale'; from H6213 and H410; God has made; Asahel, the name of four Israelites:—Asahel.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H6214 in the following manner: Asahel (18x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H6214 in the following manner: Asahel (18x).
  1. 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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֲשָׂהאֵל ʻĂsâhʼêl, as-aw-ale'; from H6213 and H410; God has made; Asahel, the name of four Israelites:—Asahel.
STRONGS H6214: Abbreviations
עֲשָׂהאֵל 18 proper name, masculine Ασαηλ, LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ασσαηλ (on this and following compare אֶלְעָשָׂה); —
1. brother of Joab and Abishai 2 Samuel 2:18 (twice in verse) + 7 times 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).
3. post-exile name Ezra 10:15.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

2:18; 3:27; 3:30; 23:24

1 Chronicles

2:16; 11:26; 27:7

2 Chronicles

17:8; 31:13




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6214 matches the Hebrew עֲשָׂהאֵל (ʿăśâ'ēl),
which occurs 23 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:18 - And there were three sons of Zeruiah there, Joab, and Abishai, and Asahel: H6214 and Asahel H6214 was as light of foot as a wild roe.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:19 - And Asahel H6214 pursued after Abner; and in going he turned not to the right hand nor to the left from following Abner.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:20 - Then Abner looked behind him, and said, Art thou Asahel? H6214 And he answered, I am.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:21 - And Abner said to him, Turn thee aside to thy right hand or to thy left, and lay thee hold on one of the young men, and take thee his armour. But Asahel H6214 would not turn aside from following of him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:22 - And Abner said again to Asahel, H6214 Turn thee aside from following me: wherefore should I smite thee to the ground? how then should I hold up my face to Joab thy brother?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:23 - Howbeit he refused to turn aside: wherefore Abner with the hinder end of the spear smote him under the fifth rib, that the spear came out behind him; and he fell down there, and died in the same place: and it came to pass, that as many as came to the place where Asahel H6214 fell down and died stood still.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:30 - And Joab returned from following Abner: and when he had gathered all the people together, there lacked of David's servants nineteen men and Asahel. H6214
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:32 - And they took up Asahel, H6214 and buried him in the sepulchre of his father, which was in Bethlehem. And Joab and his men went all night, and they came to Hebron at break of day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:27 - And when Abner was returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him quietly, and smote him there under the fifth rib, that he died, for the blood of Asahel H6214 his brother.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:30 - So Joab and Abishai his brother slew Abner, because he had slain their brother Asahel H6214 at Gibeon in the battle.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:24 - Asahel H6214 the brother of Joab was one of the thirty; Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:16 - Whose sisters were Zeruiah, and Abigail. And the sons of Zeruiah; Abishai, and Joab, and Asahel, H6214 three.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:26 - Also the valiant men of the armies were, Asahel H6214 the brother of Joab, Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:7 - The fourth captain for the fourth month was Asahel H6214 the brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son after him: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:8 - And with them he sent Levites, even Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, H6214 and Shemiramoth, and Jehonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijah, and Tobadonijah, Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, priests.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:13 - And Jehiel, and Azaziah, and Nahath, and Asahel, H6214 and Jerimoth, and Jozabad, and Eliel, and Ismachiah, and Mahath, and Benaiah, were overseers under the hand of Cononiah and Shimei his brother, at the commandment of Hezekiah the king, and Azariah the ruler of the house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:15 - Only Jonathan the son of Asahel H6214 and Jahaziah the son of Tikvah were employed about this matter: and Meshullam and Shabbethai the Levite helped them.
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