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Lexicon :: Strong's H795 - 'ašdôḏ

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

אַשְׁדּוֹד ʼAshdôwd, ash-dode'; from H7703; ravager; Ashdod, a place in Palestine:—Ahdod.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H795 in the following manner: Ashdod (17x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H795 in the following manner: Ashdod (17x).
  1. Ashdod = "powerful"

    1. a major Philistine city on the Mediterranean Sea west from Jerusalem, modern Esdud

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַשְׁדּוֹד ʼAshdôwd, ash-dode'; from H7703; ravager; Ashdod, a place in Palestine:—Ahdod.
STRONGS H795: Abbreviations
אַשְׁדּוֺד proper name, of a location Ashdod (Assyrian Asdudu, COTGloss DlPa 289; Thes MV derive from √ שׁדד q. v.) a powerful city of the Philistines on Mediterranean Sea, west from Jerusalem, modern Esdûd, Joshua 11:22; Joshua 15:46, 47 (where assigned to Judah) 1 Samuel 5:5, 6 (but strike out Dr compare Greek Version of the LXX) 1 Samuel 6:17; Amos 1:8; Amos 3:9; Zephaniah 2:4; Zechariah 9:6; Isaiah 20:1; Jeremiah 25:20; 2 Chronicles 26:6 with ָ  ה locative 1 Samuel 5:1; Isaiah 20:1; אַנְשֵׁי א׳ 1 Samuel 5:7; apparently = territory of Ashdod 2 Chronicles 26:6 וַיִּבְנֶה עָרִים בְּאַשְׁדּוֺד. (compare SurveyJ, 442.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


11:22; 15:46; 15:47

1 Samuel

5:1; 5:5; 5:6; 5:7; 6:17

2 Chronicles

26:6; 26:6


20:1; 20:1




1:8; 3:9






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H795 matches the Hebrew אַשְׁדּוֹד ('ašdôḏ),
which occurs 17 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:22 - There was none of the Anakims left in the land of the children of Israel: only in Gaza, in Gath, and in Ashdod, H795 there remained.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:46 - From Ekron even unto the sea, all that lay near Ashdod, H795 with their villages:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:47 - Ashdod H795 with her towns and her villages, Gaza with her towns and her villages, unto the river of Egypt, and the great sea, and the border thereof:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:1 - And the Philistines took the ark of God, and brought it from Ebenezer unto Ashdod. H795
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:5 - Therefore neither the priests of Dagon, nor any that come into Dagon's house, tread on the threshold of Dagon in Ashdod H795 unto this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:6 - But the hand of the LORD was heavy upon them of Ashdod, and he destroyed them, and smote them with emerods, even Ashdod H795 and the coasts thereof.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:7 - And when the men of Ashdod H795 saw that it was so, they said, The ark of the God of Israel shall not abide with us: for his hand is sore upon us, and upon Dagon our god.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:17 - And these are the golden emerods which the Philistines returned for a trespass offering unto the LORD; for Ashdod H795 one, for Gaza one, for Askelon one, for Gath one, for Ekron one;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:6 - And he went forth and warred against the Philistines, and brake down the wall of Gath, and the wall of Jabneh, and the wall of Ashdod, H795 and built cities about Ashdod, H795 and among the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:1 - In the year that Tartan came unto Ashdod, H795 (when Sargon the king of Assyria sent him,) and fought against Ashdod, H795 and took it;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:20 - And all the mingled people, and all the kings of the land of Uz, and all the kings of the land of the Philistines, and Ashkelon, and Azzah, and Ekron, and the remnant of Ashdod, H795
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:8 - And I will cut off the inhabitant from Ashdod, H795 and him that holdeth the sceptre from Ashkelon, and I will turn mine hand against Ekron: and the remnant of the Philistines shall perish, saith the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:9 - Publish in the palaces at Ashdod, H795 and in the palaces in the land of Egypt, and say, Assemble yourselves upon the mountains of Samaria, and behold the great tumults in the midst thereof, and the oppressed in the midst thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:4 - For Gaza shall be forsaken, and Ashkelon a desolation: they shall drive out Ashdod H795 at the noon day, and Ekron shall be rooted up.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:6 - And a bastard shall dwell in Ashdod, H795 and I will cut off the pride of the Philistines.
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