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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 Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. H804 And the fourth river is Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:11 - Out of that land went forth Asshur, H804 and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:22 - The children of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, H804 and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:18 - And they dwelt from Havilah unto Shur, that is before Egypt, as thou goest toward Assyria: H804 and he died in the presence of all his brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:22 - Nevertheless the Kenite shall be wasted, until Asshur H804 shall carry thee away captive.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:24 - And ships shall come from the coast of Chittim, and shall afflict Asshur, H804 and shall afflict Eber, and he also shall perish for ever.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:19 - And Pul the king of Assyria H804 came against the land: and Menahem gave Pul a thousand talents of silver, that his hand might be with him to confirm the kingdom in his hand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:20 - And Menahem exacted the money of Israel, even of all the mighty men of wealth, of each man fifty shekels of silver, to give to the king of Assyria. H804 So the king of Assyria H804 turned back, and stayed not there in the land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:29 - In the days of Pekah king of Israel came Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, H804 and took Ijon, and Abelbethmaachah, and Janoah, and Kedesh, and Hazor, and Gilead, and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali, and carried them captive to Assyria. H804
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:7 - So Ahaz sent messengers to Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, H804 saying, I am thy servant and thy son: come up, and save me out of the hand of the king of Syria, and out of the hand of the king of Israel, which rise up against me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:8 - And Ahaz 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 it for a present to the king of Assyria. H804
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:9 - And the king of Assyria H804 hearkened unto him: for the king of Assyria H804 went up against Damascus, and took it, and carried the people of it captive to Kir, and slew Rezin.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:10 - And king Ahaz went to Damascus to meet Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, H804 and saw an altar that was at Damascus: and king Ahaz sent to Urijah the priest the fashion of the altar, and the pattern of it, according to all the workmanship thereof.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:18 - And the covert for the sabbath that they had built in the house, and the king's entry without, turned he from the house of the LORD for the king of Assyria. H804
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:3 - Against him came up Shalmaneser king of Assyria; H804 and Hoshea became his servant, and gave him presents.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:4 - And the king of Assyria H804 found conspiracy in Hoshea: for he had sent messengers to So king of Egypt, and brought no present to the king of Assyria, H804 as he had done year by year: therefore the king of Assyria H804 shut him up, and bound him in prison.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:5 - Then the king of Assyria H804 came up throughout all the land, and went up to Samaria, and besieged it three years.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:6 - In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria H804 took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria, H804 and placed them in Halah and in Habor by 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 said by all his servants the prophets. So was Israel carried away out of their own land to Assyria H804 unto this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:24 - And the king of Assyria H804 brought men from Babylon, and from Cuthah, and from Ava, and from Hamath, and from Sepharvaim, and placed them in the cities of Samaria instead of the children of Israel: and they possessed Samaria, and dwelt in the cities thereof.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:26 - Wherefore they spake to the king of Assyria, H804 saying, The nations which thou hast removed, and placed in the cities of Samaria, know not the manner of the God of the land: therefore he hath sent lions among them, and, behold, they slay them, because they know not the manner of the God of the land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:27 - Then the king of Assyria H804 commanded, saying, Carry thither one of the priests whom ye brought from thence; and let them go and dwell there, and let him teach them the manner of the God of the land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:7 - And the LORD was with him; and he prospered whithersoever he went forth: and he rebelled against the king of Assyria, H804 and served him not.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:9 - And it came to pass in the fourth year of king Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, that Shalmaneser king of Assyria H804 came up against Samaria, and besieged it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:11 - And the king of Assyria H804 did carry away Israel unto Assyria, H804 and put them in Halah and in Habor by the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:13 - Now in the fourteenth year of king Hezekiah did Sennacherib king of Assyria H804 come up against all the fenced cities of Judah, and took them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:14 - And Hezekiah king of Judah sent to the king of Assyria H804 to Lachish, saying, I have offended; return from me: that which thou puttest on me will I bear. And the king of Assyria H804 appointed unto Hezekiah king of Judah three hundred talents of silver and thirty talents of gold.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:16 - At that time did Hezekiah cut off the gold from the doors of the temple of the LORD, and from the pillars which Hezekiah king of Judah had overlaid, and gave it to the king of Assyria. H804
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:17 - And the king of Assyria H804 sent Tartan and Rabsaris and Rabshakeh from Lachish to king Hezekiah with a great host against Jerusalem. And they went up and came to Jerusalem. And when they were come up, they came and stood by the conduit of the upper pool, which is in the highway of the fuller's field.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:19 - And Rabshakeh said unto them, Speak ye now to Hezekiah, Thus saith the great king, the king of Assyria, H804 What confidence is this wherein thou trustest?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:23 - Now therefore, I pray thee, give pledges to my lord the king of Assyria, H804 and I will deliver thee two thousand horses, if thou be able on thy part to set riders upon them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:28 - Then Rabshakeh stood and cried with a loud voice in the Jews' language, and spake, saying, Hear the word of the great king, the king of Assyria: H804
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:30 - Neither let Hezekiah make you trust in the LORD, saying, The LORD will surely deliver us, and this city shall not be delivered into the hand of the king of Assyria. H804
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:31 - Hearken not to Hezekiah: for thus saith the king of Assyria, H804 Make an agreement with me by a present, and come out to me, and then eat ye every man of his own vine, and every one of his fig tree, and drink ye every one the waters of his cistern:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:33 - Hath any of the gods of the nations delivered at all his land out of the hand of the king of Assyria? H804
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:4 - It may be the LORD thy God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria H804 his master hath sent to reproach the living God; and will reprove the words which the LORD thy God hath heard: wherefore lift up thy prayer for the remnant that are left.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:6 - And Isaiah said unto them, Thus shall ye say to your master, Thus saith the LORD, Be not afraid of the words which thou hast heard, with which the servants of the king of Assyria H804 have blasphemed me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:8 - So Rabshakeh returned, and found the king of Assyria H804 warring against Libnah: for he had heard that he was departed from Lachish.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:10 - Thus shall ye speak to Hezekiah king of Judah, saying, Let not thy God in whom thou trustest deceive thee, saying, Jerusalem shall not be delivered into the hand of the king of Assyria. H804
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:11 - Behold, thou hast heard what the kings of Assyria H804 have done to all lands, by destroying them utterly: and shalt thou be delivered?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:17 - Of a truth, LORD, the kings of Assyria H804 have destroyed the nations and their lands,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:20 - Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah, saying, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, That which thou hast prayed to me against Sennacherib king of Assyria H804 I have heard.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:32 - Therefore thus saith the LORD concerning the king of Assyria, H804 He shall not come into this city, nor shoot an arrow there, nor come before it with shield, nor cast a bank against it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:35 - And it came to pass that night, that the angel of the LORD went out, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians H804 an hundred fourscore and five thousand: and when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:36 - So Sennacherib king of Assyria H804 departed, and went and returned, and dwelt at Nineveh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:6 - And I will add unto thy days fifteen years; and I will deliver thee and this city out of the hand of the king of Assyria; H804 and I will defend this city for mine own sake, and for my servant David's sake.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:29 - In his days Pharaohnechoh king of Egypt went up against the king of Assyria H804 to the river Euphrates: and king Josiah went against him; and he slew him at Megiddo, when he had seen him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:17 - The sons of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, H804 and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram, and Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Meshech.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:6 - Beerah his son, whom Tilgathpilneser king of Assyria H804 carried away captive: he was prince of the Reubenites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:26 - And the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul king of Assyria, H804 and the spirit of Tilgathpilneser king of Assyria, H804 and he carried them away, even the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh, and brought them unto Halah, and Habor, and Hara, and to the river Gozan, unto this day.

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