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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 -

Now the three sons of Zeruiah were there, Joab, Abishai, and Asahel H6214; and Asahel H6214 was as [fn]swift-footed as one of the gazelles that is in the field.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:19 - Asahel H6214 pursued Abner and did not turn [fn]to the right or to the left from following Abner.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:20 - Then Abner looked behind himself and said, “Is that you, Asahel H6214?” And he said, “It is I!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:21 - So Abner said to him, “Turn aside for your own good to your right or to your left, and take hold of one of the young men for yourself, and take for yourself his equipment.” But Asahel H6214 was unwilling to turn aside from following him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:22 - Then Abner repeated again to Asahel H6214, “Turn aside for your own good from following me. Why should I strike you to the ground? How then could I [fn]show my face to your brother Joab?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:23 - However, he refused to turn aside; so Abner struck him in the belly with the butt end of the spear, so that the spear came out at his back. And he fell there and died on the spot. And it happened that all who came thereafter to the place where Asahel H6214 had fallen and died, stood still.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:30 -

Then Joab returned from pursuing Abner; but he gathered all the people together, and [fn]nineteen of David’s servants were missing, besides Asahel H6214.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:32 - And they carried Asahel H6214 away and buried him in his father’s tomb, which was in Bethlehem. Then Joab and his men traveled all night until the day [fn]dawned at Hebron.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:27 - So when Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside into the middle of the gate to speak with him privately, and there he struck him in the belly, so that he died on account of the blood of his brother Asahel H6214.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:30 - So Joab and his brother Abishai killed Abner because he had put their brother Asahel H6214 to death in the battle at Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:24 -

Asahel H6214 the brother of Joab was among the thirty; and there was Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:16 - Their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. And the three sons of Zeruiah were [fn]Abshai, Joab, and Asahel H6214.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:26 -

Now the mighty 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, for the fourth month was Asahel H6214 the brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son after him; and in his division were twenty-four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:8 - and with them the Levites, Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel H6214, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah, and Tobadonijah, the Levites; and with them the priests Elishama and Jehoram.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:13 - Jehiel, Azaziah, Nahath, Asahel H6214, Jerimoth, Jozabad, Eliel, Ismachiah, Mahath, and Benaiah were overseers [fn]under the authority of Conaniah and his brother Shimei by the appointment of King Hezekiah, and Azariah was the chief officer of the house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:15 - Only Jonathan the son of Asahel H6214 and Jahzeiah the son of Tikvah [fn]opposed this, with Meshullam and Shabbethai the Levite supporting them.
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