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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 - The name of the third river is [fn]Tigris; it [fn]flows east of Assyria H804. And the fourth river is the [fn]Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:11 - From that land he went to Assyria H804, and built Nineveh, Rehoboth-Ir, Calah,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:22 - The sons of Shem were Elam, Asshur H804, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:18 - They [fn]settled from Havilah to Shur which is [fn]east of Egypt [fn]going toward Assyria H804; he [fn]settled in defiance of all his relatives.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:22 - “Nevertheless Kain will suffer devastation;
How long will Asshur H804 [fn]keep you captive?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:24 - “But ships shall come from the coast of Kittim,
And they shall oppress Asshur H804 and oppress Eber;
So they also will come to destruction.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:19 - Pul, the king of Assyria H804, came against the land, and Menahem gave Pul a [fn]thousand talents of silver so that his hand might be with him to strengthen the [fn]kingdom [fn]under his rule.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:20 - Then Menahem collected the money from Israel, from all the [fn]mighty men of wealth, from each man fifty shekels of silver to pay the king of Assyria H804. So the king of Assyria H804 returned and did not stay there in the land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:29 - In the days of Pekah king of Israel, [fn]Tiglath-pileser the king of Assyria H804 came and took Ijon, Abel-beth-maacah, Janoah, Kedesh, Hazor, Gilead, and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali; and he led [fn]their populations into exile to Assyria H804.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:7 - So Ahaz sent messengers to Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria H804, saying, “I am your servant and your son; come up and save me from the [fn]hand of the king of Aram, and from the [fn]hand of the king of Israel, who are rising 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 treasuries of the king’s house, and sent a gift to the king of Assyria H804.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:9 - So the king of Assyria H804 listened to him; and the king of Assyria H804 went up against Damascus and captured it, and led the people of it into exile to Kir, and put Rezin to death.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:10 - Now King Ahaz went to Damascus to meet Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria H804, and he saw the altar which was at Damascus; and King Ahaz sent to Urijah the priest the [fn]pattern of the altar and its model, according to all its workmanship.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:18 - And the covered way for the Sabbath which they had built in the house, and the outer entry of the king, he removed from the house of the LORD because of the king of Assyria H804.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:3 - Shalmaneser the king of Assyria H804 marched against him, and Hoshea became his servant and paid him tribute.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:4 - But the king of Assyria H804 uncovered a conspiracy by Hoshea, who had sent messengers to So, king of Egypt, and had then brought no tribute to the king of Assyria H804, as he had done year by year; so the king of Assyria H804 arrested him and confined him in prison.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:5 - Then the king of Assyria H804 invaded the entire land, and went up to Samaria and besieged it for three years.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:6 - In the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria H804 captured Samaria and led the people of Israel into exile to Assyria H804, and settled them in Halah and Habor, on the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:23 - until the LORD removed Israel from His sight, just as He had spoken through all His servants the prophets. So Israel went into exile from their own land to Assyria H804 until this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:24 - Then the king of Assyria H804 brought people from Babylon, Cuthah, [fn]Avva, Hamath, and Sepharvaim, and settled them in the cities of Samaria in place of the sons of Israel. So they took possession of Samaria and lived in its cities.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:26 - So they spoke to the king of Assyria H804, saying, “The nations whom you have taken into exile and settled in the cities of Samaria do not know the custom of the God of the land; so He has sent lions among them, and behold, they are killing them because they do not know the custom of the God of the land.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:27 - Then the king of Assyria H804 issued commands, saying, “Take one of the priests there whom you led into [fn]exile, and have [fn]him go and live there; and have him teach them the custom of the God of the land.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:7 - And the LORD was with him; wherever he went he was successful. And he revolted against the king of Assyria H804 and did not serve him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:9 - Now in the fourth year of King Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, Shalmaneser king of Assyria H804 marched against Samaria and besieged it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:11 - Then the king of Assyria H804 led Israel into exile to Assyria H804, 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 - Now in the fourteenth year of King Hezekiah, Sennacherib king of Assyria H804 marched against all the fortified cities of Judah and seized them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:14 - Then Hezekiah king of Judah sent messengers to the king of Assyria H804 at Lachish, saying, “I have done wrong. [fn]Withdraw from me; whatever you impose on me I will endure.” So the king of Assyria H804 imposed on Hezekiah king of Judah the payment of three hundred [fn]talents of silver and thirty talents of gold.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:16 - At that time Hezekiah cut off the gold from the doors of the temple of the LORD, and from the doorposts, which Hezekiah king of Judah had overlaid, and he gave it to the king of Assyria H804.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:17 - Then the king of Assyria H804 sent Tartan, Rab-saris, and Rabshakeh from Lachish to King Hezekiah with a large army to Jerusalem. So they went up and came to Jerusalem. And when they went up, they came and stood by the conduit of the upper pool, which is on the road of the [fn]fuller’s field.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:19 - And Rabshakeh said to them, “Say now to Hezekiah, ‘This is what the great king, the king of Assyria H804 says: “What is this confidence that you [fn]have?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:23 - “Now then, [fn]come make a wager with my master the king of Assyria H804: I will give you two thousand horses, if you are able on your part to put riders on them!
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:28 - Then Rabshakeh stood up and shouted with a loud voice in Judean, [fn]saying, “Hear the word of the great king, the king of Assyria H804!
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:30 - ‘And do not let Hezekiah lead you to trust in the LORD by saying, “The LORD will certainly save us, and this city will not be handed over to the king of Assyria H804.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:31 - ‘Do not listen to Hezekiah, for this is what the king of Assyria H804 says: “Make [fn]your peace with me and come out to me, and eat, each one, from his vine and each from his fig tree, and drink, each one, the waters of his own cistern,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:33 - ‘Has any of the gods of the nations actually saved his land from the hand of the king of Assyria H804?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:4 - ‘Perhaps the LORD your God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria H804 has sent to taunt the living God, and will avenge the words which the LORD your God has heard. Therefore, offer a prayer for the remnant that is [fn]left.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:6 - And Isaiah said to them, “This is what you shall say to your master: ‘The LORD says this: “Do not be fearful because of the words that you have heard, with which the servants of the king of Assyria H804 have blasphemed Me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:8 - Then Rabshakeh returned and found the king of Assyria H804 fighting against Libnah, for he had heard that the king had left Lachish.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:10 - “This is what you shall say to Hezekiah king of [fn]Judah: ‘Do not let your God in whom you trust deceive you by saying, “Jerusalem will not be handed over to the king of Assyria H804.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:11 - ‘Behold, you yourself have heard what the kings of Assyria H804 have done to all the lands, destroying them completely. So will you be saved?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:17 - “It is true, LORD; the kings of Assyria H804 have laid waste the nations and their lands,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:20 - Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent word to Hezekiah, saying, “This is what the LORD, the God of Israel says: ‘Because you have prayed to Me about Sennacherib king of Assyria H804, I have heard you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:32 - ‘Therefore this is what the LORD says about the king of Assyria H804: “He will not come to this city nor shoot an arrow there; and he will not come before it with a shield nor heap up an assault ramp against it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:35 - Then it happened that night that the angel of the LORD went out and struck 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians H804; and when the rest got up early in the morning, behold, all of [fn]the 185,000 were [fn]dead.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:36 - So Sennacherib the king of Assyria H804 departed and [fn]returned home, and lived at Nineveh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:6 - “And I will add fifteen years to your [fn]life, and I will save you and this city from the hand of the king of Assyria H804; and I will protect 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 H804 at the river Euphrates. And King Josiah went to meet him, and when Pharaoh Neco saw him he killed him at Megiddo.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:17 - The sons of Shem were Elam, Asshur H804, Arpachshad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and [fn]Meshech.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:6 - and Beerah his son, whom [fn]Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria H804 took into exile; he was leader of the Reubenites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:26 - So the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul, king of Assyria H804, that is, the spirit of [fn]Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria H804, 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 to the river of Gozan, where they are to this day.

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