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Lexicon :: Strong's H831 - 'ašqᵊlôn

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אַשְׁקְלוֹן
Transliteration
'ašqᵊlôn
Pronunciation
ash-kel-one'
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from שָׁקַל (H8254) in the sense of weighing-place (i.e. mart)
Strong’s Definitions

אַשְׁקְלוֹן ʼAshqᵉlôwn, ash-kel-one'; probably from H8254 in the sense of weighing-place (i.e. mart); Ashkelon, a place in Palestine:—Ashkelon, Askalon.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H831 in the following manner: Ashkelon (9x), Askelon (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H831 in the following manner: Ashkelon (9x), Askelon (3x).
  1. Askelon or Ashkelon = "the fire of infamy: I shall be weighed"

    1. a maritime city of the Philistines, southwest of Jerusalem

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַשְׁקְלוֹן ʼAshqᵉlôwn, ash-kel-one'; probably from H8254 in the sense of weighing-place (i.e. mart); Ashkelon, a place in Palestine:—Ashkelon, Askalon.
STRONGS H831:
אַשְׁקְלוֺן proper name, of a location a city of the Philistines (Assyrian Isqaluna COTGloss DlPa 290; Phoenician adjective, of a people compare below) Judges 1:18; Judges 14:19; 1 Samuel 6:17; 2 Samuel 1:20; Jeremiah 25:20; Jeremiah 47:5, 7; Amos 1:8; Zephaniah 2:4, 7; Zechariah 9:5 (twice in verse); on the Mediterranean Sea, south of west from Jerusalem, modern `Asqalân, Surveyiii. 237 f. (with plan); compare also ZPVii. 164 f.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Judges

1:18; 14:19

1 Samuel

6:17

2 Samuel

1:20

Jeremiah

25:20; 47:5; 47:7

Amos

1:8

Zephaniah

2:4; 2:7

Zechariah

9:5

H831

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H831 matches the Hebrew אַשְׁקְלוֹן ('ašqᵊlôn),
which occurs 12 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:18 - And Judah took Gaza with its territory, Ashkelon H831 with its territory, and Ekron with its territory.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:19 - Then the Spirit of the LORD rushed upon him, and he went down to Ashkelon H831 and killed thirty men of them and took what they were wearing and gave the outfits of clothes to those who told the riddle. And his anger burned, and he went up to his father’s house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:17 - Now these are the gold tumors which the Philistines returned as a guilt offering to the LORD: one for Ashdod, one for Gaza, one for Ashkelon H831, one for Gath, and one for Ekron;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:20 - “Tell it not in Gath,
Proclaim it not in the streets of Ashkelon H831,
Or the daughters of the Philistines will rejoice,
The daughters of the uncircumcised will celebrate.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:20 - and to all the foreign [fn]people, all the kings of the land of Uz, all the kings of the land of the Philistines (that is, Ashkelon H831, Gaza, Ekron, and the remnant of Ashdod);
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:5 - “Baldness has come upon Gaza;
Ashkelon H831 has been destroyed.
Remnant of their valley,
How long will you gash yourself?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:7 - “How can [fn]it be quiet,
When the LORD has given it an order?
Against Ashkelon H831 and against the sea shore
There He has summoned it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:8 - “I will also eliminate every inhabitant from Ashdod,
As well as him who holds the scepter, from Ashkelon H831;
And I will direct My [fn]power against Ekron,
And the remnant of the Philistines will perish,”
Says the Lord [fn]GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:4 - For Gaza will be abandoned,
And Ashkelon H831 will become a desolation;
The inhabitants of Ashdod will be driven out at noon,
And Ekron will be uprooted.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:7 - And the coast will be
For the remnant of the house of Judah,
They will drive sheep to pasture on it.
In the houses of Ashkelon H831 they will lie down at evening;
For the LORD their God will care for them
And restore their fortunes.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:5 - Ashkelon H831 will see it and be afraid.
Gaza too will writhe in great pain;
Also Ekron, because her hope has been ruined.
Moreover, the king will perish from Gaza,
And Ashkelon H831 will not be inhabited.

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