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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 were no Anakim left in the land of the sons of Israel; only in Gaza, Gath, and Ashdod H795 some remained.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:46 - from Ekron even to the sea, all that were by the [fn]side of Ashdod H795, with their villages.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:47 -

Ashdod H795, its towns and its villages; Gaza, its towns and its villages, as far as the [fn]brook of Egypt and the Great Sea, even its [fn]coastline.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:1 -

Now the Philistines took the ark of God and brought it from Ebenezer to Ashdod H795.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:5 - For that reason neither the priests of Dagon nor any who enter Dagon’s house step on the threshold of Dagon in Ashdod H795 to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:6 -

Now the hand of the LORD was heavy on the Ashdodites, and He made them feel devastated and struck them with tumors, both Ashdod H795 and its territories.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:7 - When the men of Ashdod H795 saw that it was so, they said, “The ark of the God of Israel must not remain with us, because His hand is severe on us and on Dagon our god.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:17 -

Now these are the gold tumors which the Philistines returned as a guilt offering to the LORD: one for Ashdod H795, one for Gaza, one for Ashkelon, one for Gath, and one for Ekron;

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:6 -

Now he went out and fought against the Philistines, and broke down the wall of Gath, the wall of Jabneh, and the wall of Ashdod H795; and he built cities in the area of Ashdod H795 and among the Philistines.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:1 -

In the year that the [fn]commander came to Ashdod H795, when Sargon the king of Assyria sent him and he fought against Ashdod H795 and captured it,

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:20 - and to all the foreign [fn]people, all the kings of the land of Uz, all the kings of the land of the Philistines (that is, Ashkelon, Gaza, Ekron, and the remnant of Ashdod H795);
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:8 -

“I will also eliminate every inhabitant from Ashdod H795,

As well as him who holds the scepter, from Ashkelon;

And I will direct My [fn]power against Ekron,

And the remnant of the Philistines will perish,”

Says the Lord [fn]GOD.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:9 -

Proclaim on the citadels in Ashdod H795 and on the citadels in the land of Egypt and say, “Assemble yourselves on the mountains of Samaria and see the great panic within her and the oppressions in her midst.

Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:4 -

For Gaza will be abandoned,

And Ashkelon will become a desolation;

The inhabitants of Ashdod H795 will be driven out at noon,

And Ekron will be uprooted.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:6 -

And a people of mixed origins will live in Ashdod H795,

And I will eliminate the pride of the Philistines.

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