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Lexicon :: Strong's H6252 - ʿaštārōṯ

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עַשְׁתָּרֹת
Transliteration
ʿaštārōṯ
Pronunciation
ash-taw-roth'
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Part of Speech
proper feminine noun with reference to deity, proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1718b

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: עשתרת (Gesenius) עשתרות (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

עַשְׁתָּרוֹת ʻAshtârôwth, ash-taw-roth'; or עַשְׁתָּרֹת ʻAshtârôth; plural of H6251; Ashtaroth, the name of a Sidonian deity, and of a place East of the Jordan:—Asharoth, Astaroth. See also H1045, H6253, H6255.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H6252 in the following manner: Ashtaroth (11x), Astaroth (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H6252 in the following manner: Ashtaroth (11x), Astaroth (1x).
  1. Ashtaroth or Astaroth = "star"

    proper feminine noun with reference to deity
    1. false goddesses in the Canaanite religion, usually related to fertility cult

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

      1. same as H6255

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עַשְׁתָּרוֹת ʻAshtârôwth, ash-taw-roth'; or עַשְׁתָּרֹת ʻAshtârôth; plural of H6251; Ashtaroth, the name of a Sidonian deity, and of a place East of the Jordan:—Asharoth, Astaroth. See also H1045, H6253, H6255.
STRONGS H6252:
† 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 WMMAs. 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, Joshua 13:31 (all + אֶדְרֶ֑עִי), [H1203 Joshua 9:10]; 1 Chronicles 6:56 [1 Chronicles 6:71] = בְּעֶשְׁתְּרָה (i.e. בֵּית עַשְׁתָּרָה) Joshua 21:27; also עַשְׁתְּרֹת קַרְנַיִם [H6255 Genesis 14:5] (Greek Version of the LXX Ασταρωθ Καρναιν, compare GFMJBL xvi (1897), 155 f. who explains name as Ashtereth of the two-peaked mountain); compare further, קַרְנַיִם [H7161 Amos 6:13]; — site probably either Tel ‘Aštara, 21 miles east of Sea of Galilee, or Muzeirib, 8 miles further south; possibly both occur in OT; compare especially DrAshtaroth in HastDB DiGenesis 14:5), BuhlGeorg. 248 ff. GASmEncy. Bib. 335 f.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Deuteronomy

1:4

Joshua

12:4; 13:12; 13:31; 21:27

1 Chronicles

6:71

H6252

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6252 matches the Hebrew עַשְׁתָּרֹת (ʿaštārōṯ),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:4 - after he had [fn]defeated Sihon the king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon, and Og the king of Bashan, who lived in Ashtaroth H6252 [fn]and in Edrei.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:10 - and all that He did to the two kings of the Amorites who were beyond the Jordan, to Sihon king of Heshbon and to Og king of Bashan who was in Ashtaroth H6252.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:4 - and the territory of Og king of Bashan, one of the remnant of Rephaim, who lived at Ashtaroth H6252 and at Edrei,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:12 - all the kingdom of Og in Bashan, who reigned in Ashtaroth H6252 and in Edrei (he alone was left of the remnant of the Rephaim); for Moses struck them and [fn]drove them out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:31 - also half of Gilead, with Ashtaroth H6252 and Edrei, the cities of the kingdom of Og in Bashan, were for the sons of Machir the son of Manasseh, for half of the sons of Machir according to their families.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:13 - They abandoned the LORD and served Baal and the Ashtaroth H6252.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:6 - Then the sons of Israel again did evil in the sight of the LORD, and they served the Baals and the Ashtaroth H6252, the gods of Aram, the gods of Sidon, the gods of Moab, the gods of the sons of Ammon, and the gods of the Philistines; so they abandoned the LORD and did not serve Him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:3 - Then Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, “If you are returning to the LORD with all your heart, then remove the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth H6252 from among you, and direct your hearts to the LORD and serve Him alone; and He will save you from the hand of the Philistines.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:4 - So the sons of Israel removed the Baals and the Ashtaroth H6252, and served the LORD alone.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:10 - “They cried out to the LORD and said, ‘We have sinned, because we have abandoned the LORD and have served the Baals and the Ashtaroth H6252; but now save us from the hands of our enemies, and we will serve You.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:10 - They put his weapons in the [fn]temple of Ashtaroth H6252, and they nailed his body to the wall of Beth-shan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:71 - To the sons of Gershom were given, from the family of the half-tribe of Manasseh: Golan in Bashan with its pasture lands and Ashtaroth H6252 with its pasture lands;

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