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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 - None of the Anakim were left in the land of the children of Israel; they remained only in Gaza, in Gath, and in Ashdod.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:46 - from Ekron to the sea, all that lay near Ashdod, with their villages;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:47 - Ashdod with its towns and villages, Gaza with its towns and villages—as far as the Brook of Egypt and the Great Sea with its coastline.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:1 - Then the Philistines took the ark of God and brought it from Ebenezer to Ashdod.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:5 - Therefore neither the priests of Dagon nor any who come into Dagon’s house tread on the threshold of Dagon in Ashdod to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:6 - But the hand of the LORD was heavy on the people of Ashdod, and He ravaged them and struck them with tumors,[fn] both Ashdod and its territory.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:7 - And when the men of Ashdod saw how it was, they said, “The ark of the God of Israel must not remain with us, for His hand is harsh toward us and Dagon our god.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:17 - These are the golden tumors which the Philistines returned as a trespass offering to the LORD: one for Ashdod, one for Gaza, one for Ashkelon, one for Gath, one for Ekron;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:6 - Now he went out and made war against the Philistines, and broke down the wall of Gath, the wall of Jabneh, and the wall of Ashdod; and he built cities around Ashdod and among the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:1 - In the year that Tartan[fn] came to Ashdod, when Sargon the king of Assyria sent him, and he fought against Ashdod and took it,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:20 - all the mixed multitude, all the kings of the land of Uz, all the kings of the land of the Philistines (namely, Ashkelon, Gaza, Ekron, and the remnant of Ashdod);
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:8 - I will cut off the inhabitant from Ashdod,
And the one who holds the scepter from Ashkelon;
I will turn My hand against Ekron,
And the remnant of the Philistines shall perish,”
Says the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:9 - “Proclaim in the palaces at Ashdod,[fn]
And in the palaces in the land of Egypt, and say:
‘Assemble on the mountains of Samaria;
See great tumults in her midst,
And the oppressed within her.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:4 - For Gaza shall be forsaken,
And Ashkelon desolate;
They shall drive out Ashdod at noonday,
And Ekron shall be uprooted.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:6 - “A mixed race shall settle in Ashdod,
And I will cut off the pride of the Philistines.
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