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Lexicon :: Strong's H804 - 'aššûr

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אַשּׁוּר
Transliteration
'aššûr
Pronunciation
ash-shoor'
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently from אָשַׁר (H833) (in the sense of successful)
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TWOT Reference: 176

Strong’s Definitions

אַשּׁוּר ʼAshshûwr, ash-shoor'; or אַשֻּׁר ʼAshshur; apparently from H833 (in the sense of successful); Ashshur, the second son of Shem; also his descendants and the country occupied by them (i.e. Assyria), its region and its empire:—Asshur, Assur, Assyria, Assyrians. See H838.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 151x

The KJV translates Strong's H804 in the following manner: Assyria (118x), Assyrian (19x), Asshur (8x), Assyrian (with H1121) (5x), Assur (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 151x
The KJV translates Strong's H804 in the following manner: Assyria (118x), Assyrian (19x), Asshur (8x), Assyrian (with H1121) (5x), Assur (1x).
  1. Asshur or Assyria = "a step"

    proper masculine noun
    1. the second son of Shem, eponymous ancestor of the Assyrians

    2. the people of Assyria

      proper locative noun
    3. the nation, Assyria

    4. the land, Assyria or Asshur

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַשּׁוּר ʼAshshûwr, ash-shoor'; or אַשֻּׁר ʼAshshur; apparently from H833 (in the sense of successful); Ashshur, the second son of Shem; also his descendants and the country occupied by them (i.e. Assyria), its region and its empire:—Asshur, Assur, Assyria, Assyrians. See H838.
STRONGS H804:
אַשּׁוּר proper name, of a people & territory Asshur, Assyria (Assyrian Aššur, land & city DlPa 252 COT on Genesis 2:14; Persian Athura, Syriac bdb007804; on the connection with name of god Ašur, & with √ אשׁר = ישׁר good, gracious, compare COTl.c.; see also JenZA, 1886, 1 f. Schrib. 209 f.ib. 268 f.)
1. Asshur as person, 2nd son of Shem Genesis 10:22 (P, in table of nations) 1 Chronicles 1:17.
2. people of Asshur (often as invading army & even world-power) Numbers 24:22, 24 (poem of Balaam) Hosea 12:2; Hosea 14:4; Isaiah 10:5; Isaiah 14:25; Isaiah 19:23 (twice in verse); Isaiah 19:24, 25; Isaiah 23:13; Isaiah 30:31; Isaiah 31:8; Isaiah 52:4; Lamentations 5:6; Ezekiel 23:5; Ezekiel 27:23; Ezekiel 32:22 (here feminine) Zechariah 10:11; Psalm 83:9 perhaps read גְּשׁוּר, compare 2 Samuel 2:9 below אֲשׁוּרִי; or (if Psalm 83 be late) regard אַשּׁוּר (like עֲמָלֵק ib.) as used because of ancient significance; sometimes personified as one Isaiah 10:5; Ezekiel 31:3 (but strike out Co which see), compare also Micah 5:4; Micah 5:5; Zephaniah 2:13; מַחֲנֵה א׳ 2 Kings 19:32 = Isaiah 37:36; בְּנֵי א׳ Ezekiel 16:28; Ezekiel 23:7, 9, 12, 23.
4. especially מֶלֶךְ אַשּׁוּר Isaiah 8:4; Isaiah 10:12; Isaiah 20:1, 4, 6 (probably gloss Isaiah 7:17, 20; Isaiah 8:7) 2 Kings 15:19 + 41 times 2 Kings; + 14 times Isaiah 36-38; 1 Chronicles 5:6 (אַשֻּׁר) + 13 times Chronicles; also Jeremiah 50:17, 18; Nahum 3:18; Ezra 4:2; (only Ezra 6:22 of Persian or any king not strictly Assyrian); note also הַמֶּלֶךְ א׳ Isaiah 36:8, 16 (א׳ perhaps gloss, compare Di who holds same view as to 2 Kings 18:23, 31); מַלְכֵי א׳ 2 Kings 19:11, 17 = Isaiah 37:11, 18; 2 Chronicles 28:16; 30:6; Nehemiah 9:32.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

2:14; 2:14; 10:11; 10:22; 25:18

Numbers

24:22; 24:24

2 Samuel

2:9

2 Kings

15:19; 15:29; 17:6; 17:23; 18:11; 18:23; 18:31; 19:11; 19:17; 19:32

1 Chronicles

1:17; 5:6

2 Chronicles

28:16; 30:6

Ezra

4:2; 6:22

Nehemiah

9:32

Psalms

83; 83:9

Isaiah

7:17; 7:18; 7:20; 8:4; 8:7; 10:5; 10:5; 10:12; 11:11; 11:16; 14:25; 19:23; 19:23; 19:23; 19:24; 19:25; 20:1; 20:4; 20:6; 23:13; 27:13; 30:31; 31:8; 36:8; 36:16; 37:11; 37:18; 37:36; 52:4

Jeremiah

2:18; 2:36; 50:17; 50:18

Lamentations

5:6

Ezekiel

16:28; 23:5; 23:7; 23:9; 23:12; 23:23; 27:23; 31:3; 32:22

Hosea

5:13; 7:11; 8:9; 9:3; 10:6; 11:11; 12:2; 14:4

Micah

5:4; 5:5; 5:5; 7:12

Nahum

3:18

Zephaniah

2:13

Zechariah

10:10; 10:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H804 matches the Hebrew אַשּׁוּר ('aššûr),
which occurs 151 times in 138 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 2:14–1Ch 5:26)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:14 - And the name of the third river is the Tigris, which flows east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:11 - From that land he went into Assyria and built Nineveh, Rehoboth-Ir, Calah, and
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:22 - The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:18 - They settled from Havilah to Shur, which is opposite Egypt in the direction of Assyria. He settled[fn] over against all his kinsmen.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:22 - Nevertheless, Kain shall be burned
when Asshur takes you away captive.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:24 - But ships shall come from Kittim
and shall afflict Asshur and Eber;
and he too shall come to utter destruction.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:19 - Pul[fn] the king of Assyria came against the land, and Menahem gave Pul a thousand talents[fn] of silver, that he might help him to confirm his hold on the royal power.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:20 - Menahem exacted the money from Israel, that is, from all the wealthy men, fifty shekels[fn] of silver from every man, to give to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria turned back and did not stay there in the land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:29 - In the days of Pekah king of Israel, Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria came and captured Ijon, Abel-beth-maacah, Janoah, Kedesh, Hazor, Gilead, and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali, and he carried the people captive to Assyria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:7 - So Ahaz sent messengers to Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria, saying, “I am your servant and your son. Come up and rescue me from the hand of the king of Syria and from the hand of the king of Israel, who are attacking me.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:8 - Ahaz also took the silver and gold that was found in the house of the LORD and in the treasures of the king’s house and sent a present to the king of Assyria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:9 - And the king of Assyria listened to him. The king of Assyria marched up against Damascus and took it, carrying its people captive to Kir, and he killed Rezin.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:10 - When King Ahaz went to Damascus to meet Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria, he saw the altar that was at Damascus. And King Ahaz sent to Uriah the priest a model of the altar, and its pattern, exact in all its details.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:18 - And the covered way for the Sabbath that had been built inside the house and the outer entrance for the king he caused to go around the house of the LORD, because of the king of Assyria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:3 - Against him came up Shalmaneser king of Assyria. And Hoshea became his vassal and paid him tribute.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:4 - But the king of Assyria found treachery in Hoshea, for he had sent messengers to So, king of Egypt, and offered no tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year. Therefore the king of Assyria shut him up and bound him in prison.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:5 - Then the king of Assyria invaded all the land and came to Samaria, and for three years he besieged it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:6 - In the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria captured Samaria, and he carried the Israelites away to Assyria and placed them in Halah, and on the Habor, the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:23 - until the LORD removed Israel out of his sight, as he had spoken by all his servants the prophets. So Israel was exiled from their own land to Assyria until this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:24 - And the king of Assyria brought people from Babylon, Cuthah, Avva, Hamath, and Sepharvaim, and placed them in the cities of Samaria instead of the people of Israel. And they took possession of Samaria and lived in its cities.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:26 - So the king of Assyria was told, “The nations that you have carried away and placed in the cities of Samaria do not know the law of the god of the land. Therefore he has sent lions among them, and behold, they are killing them, because they do not know the law of the god of the land.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:27 - Then the king of Assyria commanded, “Send there one of the priests whom you carried away from there, and let him[fn] go and dwell there and teach them the law of the god of the land.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:7 - And the LORD was with him; wherever he went out, he prospered. He rebelled against the king of Assyria and would not serve him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:9 - In the fourth year of King Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah, king of Israel, Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up against Samaria and besieged it,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:11 - The king of Assyria carried the Israelites away to Assyria and put them in Halah, and on the Habor, the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:13 - In the fourteenth year of King Hezekiah, Sennacherib king of Assyria came up against all the fortified cities of Judah and took them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:14 - And Hezekiah king of Judah sent to the king of Assyria at Lachish, saying, “I have done wrong; withdraw from me. Whatever you impose on me I will bear.” And the king of Assyria required of Hezekiah king of Judah three hundred talents[fn] of silver and thirty talents of gold.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:16 - At that time Hezekiah stripped the gold from the doors of the temple of the LORD and from the doorposts that Hezekiah king of Judah had overlaid and gave it to the king of Assyria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:17 - And the king of Assyria sent the Tartan, the Rab-saris, and the Rabshakeh with a great army from Lachish to King Hezekiah at Jerusalem. And they went up and came to Jerusalem. When they arrived, they came and stood by the conduit of the upper pool, which is on the highway to the Washer’s Field.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:19 - And the Rabshakeh said to them, “Say to Hezekiah, ‘Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria: On what do you rest this trust of yours?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:23 - Come now, make a wager with my master the king of Assyria: I will give you two thousand horses, if you are able on your part to set riders on them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:28 - Then the Rabshakeh stood and called out in a loud voice in the language of Judah: “Hear the word of the great king, the king of Assyria!
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:30 - Do not let Hezekiah make you trust in the LORD by saying, The LORD will surely deliver us, and this city will not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria.’
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:31 - Do not listen to Hezekiah, for thus says the king of Assyria: ‘Make your peace with me[fn] and come out to me. Then each one of you will eat of his own vine, and each one of his own fig tree, and each one of you will drink the water of his own cistern,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:33 - Has any of the gods of the nations ever delivered his land out of the hand of the king of Assyria?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:4 - It may be that the LORD your God heard all the words of the Rabshakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria has sent to mock the living God, and will rebuke the words that the LORD your God has heard; therefore lift up your prayer for the remnant that is left.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:6 - Isaiah said to them, “Say to your master, ‘Thus says the LORD: Do not be afraid because of the words that you have heard, with which the servants of the king of Assyria have reviled me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:8 - The Rabshakeh returned, and found the king of Assyria fighting against Libnah, for he heard that the king had left Lachish.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:10 - “Thus shall you speak to Hezekiah king of Judah: ‘Do not let your God in whom you trust deceive you by promising that Jerusalem will not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:11 - Behold, you have heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all lands, devoting them to destruction. And shall you be delivered?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:17 - Truly, O LORD, the kings of Assyria have laid waste the nations and their lands
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:20 - Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah, saying, “Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel: Your prayer to me about Sennacherib king of Assyria I have heard.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:32 - “Therefore thus says the LORD concerning the king of Assyria: He shall not come into this city or shoot an arrow there, or come before it with a shield or cast up a siege mound against it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:35 - And that night the angel of the LORD went out and struck down 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians. And when people arose early in the morning, behold, these were all dead bodies.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:36 - Then Sennacherib king of Assyria departed and went home and lived at Nineveh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:6 - and I will add fifteen years to your life. I will deliver you and this city out of the hand of the king of Assyria, and I will defend this city for my own sake and for my servant David’s sake.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:29 - In his days Pharaoh Neco king of Egypt went up to the king of Assyria to the river Euphrates. King Josiah went to meet him, and Pharaoh Neco killed him at Megiddo, as soon as he saw him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:17 - The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram. And the sons of Aram:[fn] Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:6 - Beerah his son, whom Tiglath-pileser[fn] king of Assyria carried away into exile; he was a chief of the Reubenites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:26 - So the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul king of Assyria, the spirit of Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria, and he took them into exile, namely, the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh, and brought them to Halah, Habor, Hara, and the river Gozan, to this day.

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