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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 - No Anakites were left in Israelite territory; only in Gaza, Gath and Ashdod did any survive.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:46 - west of Ekron, all that were in the vicinity of Ashdod, together with their villages;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:47 - Ashdod, its surrounding settlements and villages; and Gaza, its settlements and villages, as far as the Wadi of Egypt and the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:1 - After the Philistines had captured the ark of God, they took it from Ebenezer to Ashdod.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:5 - That is why to this day neither the priests of Dagon nor any others who enter Dagon’s temple at Ashdod step on the threshold.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:6 - The LORD’s hand was heavy on the people of Ashdod and its vicinity; he brought devastation on them and afflicted them with tumors.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:7 - When the people of Ashdod saw what was happening, they said, “The ark of the god of Israel must not stay here with us, because his hand is heavy on us and on Dagon our god.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:17 - These are the gold tumors the Philistines sent as a guilt offering to the LORD—one each for Ashdod, Gaza, Ashkelon, Gath and Ekron.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:6 - He went to war against the Philistines and broke down the walls of Gath, Jabneh and Ashdod. He then rebuilt towns near Ashdod and elsewhere among the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:1 - In the year that the supreme commander, sent by Sargon king of Assyria, came to Ashdod and attacked and captured it—
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:20 - and all the foreign people there; all the kings of Uz; all the kings of the Philistines (those of Ashkelon, Gaza, Ekron, and the people left at Ashdod);
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:8 - I will destroy the king[fn] of Ashdod and the one who holds the scepter in Ashkelon. I will turn my hand against Ekron, till the last of the Philistines are dead,”

says the Sovereign LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:9 - Proclaim to the fortresses of Ashdod and to the fortresses of Egypt: “Assemble yourselves on the mountains of Samaria; see the great unrest within her and the oppression among her people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:4 - Gaza will be abandoned and Ashkelon left in ruins. At midday Ashdod will be emptied and Ekron uprooted.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:6 - A mongrel people will occupy Ashdod, and I will put an end to the pride of the Philistines.
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