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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 forth into Assyria, H804 and built Nineveh and Rehoboth-Ir and Calah,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:22 - The sons of Shem were Elam and Asshur H804 and Arpachshad and Lud and Aram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:18 - They [fn]settled from Havilah to Shur which is [fn]east of Egypt [fn]as one goes toward Assyria; H804 he [fn]settled in defiance of all his [fn]relatives.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:22 - “Nevertheless Kain will be consumed;
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 afflict Asshur H804 and will afflict Eber;
So they also will come to destruction.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:19 - Pul, king of Assyria, H804 came against the land, and Menahem gave Pul a thousand talents of silver so that his hand might be with him to strengthen the kingdom [fn]under his rule.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:20 - Then Menahem exacted the money from Israel, even from all the 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 remain there in the land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:29 - In the days of Pekah king of Israel, [fn]Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria H804 came and [fn]captured Ijon and Abel-beth-maacah and Janoah and Kedesh and Hazor and Gilead and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali; and he carried them captive 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 deliver 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 - 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 present 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 carried the people of it away 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 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 - 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 king of Assyria H804 came up against him, and Hoshea became his servant and paid him tribute.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:4 - But the king of Assyria H804 found conspiracy in Hoshea, who had sent messengers to So king of Egypt and had offered no tribute to the king of Assyria, H804 as he had done year by year; so the king of Assyria H804 shut him up and bound him in prison.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:5 - Then the king of Assyria H804 invaded the whole 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 captured Samaria and carried Israel away 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, as He spoke through all His servants the prophets. So Israel was carried away into exile from their own land to Assyria H804 until this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:24 - The king of Assyria H804 brought men from Babylon and from Cuthah and from [fn]Avva and from Hamath and Sepharvaim, and settled them in the cities of Samaria in place of the sons of Israel. So they possessed 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 carried away into exile 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 kill 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 commanded, saying, “Take there one of the priests whom you carried away into [fn]exile and let [fn]him go and live there; and let 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 prospered. And he rebelled 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 came up against Samaria and besieged it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:11 - Then the king of Assyria H804 carried Israel away 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 came up against all the fortified cities of Judah and seized them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:14 - Then Hezekiah king of Judah sent to the king of Assyria H804 at Lachish, saying, “I have done wrong. [fn]Withdraw from me; whatever you [fn]impose on me I will bear.” So the king of Assyria H804 [fn]required of Hezekiah king of Judah three hundred 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 gave it to the king of Assyria. H804
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:17 - Then the king of Assyria H804 sent Tartan and 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 highway of the [fn]fuller’s field.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:19 - Then Rabshakeh said to them, “Say now to Hezekiah, ‘Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, H804 “What is this confidence that you [fn]have?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:23 - “Now therefore, [fn]come, make a bargain with my master the king of Assyria, H804 and 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 Rabshakeh stood and cried 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 - nor let Hezekiah make you trust in the LORD, saying, “The LORD will surely deliver us, and this city will not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria.” H804
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:31 - ‘Do not listen to Hezekiah, for thus says the king of Assyria, H804[fn]Make your peace with me and come out to me, and eat each of his vine and each of his fig tree and drink each of the waters of his own cistern,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:33 - ‘Has any one of the gods of the nations delivered 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 reproach the living God, and will rebuke the words which the LORD your God has heard. Therefore, offer a prayer for the remnant that is left.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:6 - Isaiah said to them, “Thus you shall 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 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 [fn]the king had left Lachish.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:10 - “Thus you shall say to Hezekiah king of [fn]Judah, ‘Do not let your God in whom you trust deceive you saying, “Jerusalem will not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria.” H804
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:11 - ‘Behold, you have heard what the kings of Assyria H804 have done to all the lands, destroying them completely. So will you be [fn]spared?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:17 - “Truly, O LORD, the kings of Assyria H804 have devastated 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, ‘Because you have prayed to Me about Sennacherib king of Assyria, H804 I have heard you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:32 - ‘Therefore thus says the LORD concerning the king of Assyria, H804 “He will not come to this city or shoot an arrow there; and he will not come before it with a shield or throw up a siege 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 [fn]men rose early in the morning, behold, all of them were [fn]dead.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:36 - So Sennacherib king of Assyria H804 departed and returned home, and lived at Nineveh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:6 - “I will add fifteen years to your [fn]life, and I will deliver you and this city from the hand of the king of Assyria; H804 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 H804 to 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 - Beerah his son, whom [fn]Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria H804 carried away 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 even the spirit of [fn]Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria, H804 and he carried them away 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, to this day.

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