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Lexicon :: Strong's H836 - 'āšēr

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

אָשֵׁר ʼÂshêr, aw-share'; from H833, happy; Asher, a son of Jacob, and the tribe descended from him, with its territory; also a place in Palestine:—Asher

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x

The KJV translates Strong's H836 in the following manner: Asher (43x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x
The KJV translates Strong's H836 in the following manner: Asher (43x).
  1. Asher = "happy"

    1. son of Jacob and Zilpah

    2. the tribe descended from Asher

    3. a city east of Shechem in Manasseh

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָשֵׁר ʼÂshêr, aw-share'; from H833, happy; Asher, a son of Jacob, and the tribe descended from him, with its territory; also a place in Palestine:—Asher
STRONGS H836: Abbreviations
אָשֵׁר proper name, masculine Asher (happy one, Felix, compare Phoenician אשרשלח, which however may contain (god) Asshur or Osiris, compare BaeRel 161).
3. proper name, of a location, city east of Shechem Joshua 17:7.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


30:13; 35:26; 46:17; 49:20




1:13; 1:40; 1:41; 2:27; 2:27; 7:72; 10:26; 13:13; 26:44; 26:46; 26:47; 34:27


27:13; 33:24


17:7; 17:10; 17:11; 19:24; 19:31; 19:34; 21:6; 21:30


1:31; 5:17; 6:36; 7:23

1 Kings


1 Chronicles

2:2; 6:47; 6:59; 7:30; 7:40; 12:36

2 Chronicles



48:2; 48:3; 48:34


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H836 matches the Hebrew אָשֵׁר ('āšēr),
which occurs 43 times in 41 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:13 - And Leah named him Asher,[fn] for she said, “What joy is mine! Now the other women will celebrate with me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:26 - The sons of Zilpah, Leah’s servant, were Gad and Asher. These are the names of the sons who were born to Jacob at Paddan-aram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:17 - The sons of Asher were Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, and Beriah. Their sister was Serah. Beriah’s sons were Heber and Malkiel.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:20 - “Asher will dine on rich foods
and produce food fit for kings.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:4 - Dan, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:13 -
AsherPagiel son of Ocran
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:41 -
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:72 - On the eleventh day Pagiel son of Ocran, leader of the tribe of Asher, presented his offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:26 - They were joined by the troops of the tribe of Asher, led by Pagiel son of Ocran,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:13 -
AsherSethur son of Michael
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:44 - These were the clans descended from the sons of Asher: The Imnite clan, named after their ancestor Imnah.
The Ishvite clan, named after their ancestor Ishvi.
The Beriite clan, named after their ancestor Beriah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:46 - Asher also had a daughter named Serah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:47 - These were the clans of Asher. Their registered troops numbered 53,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:27 -
AsherAhihud son of Shelomi
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:13 - And the tribes of Reuben, Gad, Asher, Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali must stand on Mount Ebal to proclaim a curse.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:24 - Moses said this about the tribe of Asher:
“May Asher be blessed above other sons;
may he be esteemed by his brothers;
may he bathe his feet in olive oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:7 - The boundary of the tribe of Manasseh extended from the border of Asher to Micmethath, near Shechem. Then the boundary went south from Micmethath to the settlement near the spring of Tappuah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:10 - In general, however, the land south of the ravine belonged to Ephraim, and the land north of the ravine belonged to Manasseh. Manasseh’s boundary ran along the northern side of the ravine and ended at the Mediterranean Sea. North of Manasseh was the territory of Asher, and to the east was the territory of Issachar.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:11 - The following towns within the territory of Issachar and Asher, however, were given to Manasseh: Beth-shan,[fn] Ibleam, Dor (that is, Naphoth-dor),[fn] Endor, Taanach, and Megiddo, each with their surrounding settlements.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:24 - The fifth allotment of land went to the clans of the tribe of Asher.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:31 - The homeland allocated to the clans of the tribe of Asher included these towns and their surrounding villages.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:34 - The western boundary ran past Aznoth-tabor, then to Hukkok, and touched the border of Zebulun in the south, the border of Asher on the west, and the Jordan River[fn] on the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:6 - The clan of Gershon was allotted thirteen towns from the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:30 - From the tribe of Asher they received the following towns with their pasturelands: Mishal, Abdon,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:31 - The tribe of Asher failed to drive out the residents of Acco, Sidon, Ahlab, Aczib, Helbah, Aphik, and Rehob.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:17 - Gilead remained east of the Jordan.
And why did Dan stay home?
Asher sat unmoved at the seashore,
remaining in his harbors.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:35 - He also sent messengers throughout Manasseh, Asher, Zebulun, and Naphtali, summoning their warriors, and all of them responded.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:23 - Then Gideon sent for the warriors of Naphtali, Asher, and Manasseh, who joined in chasing the army of Midian.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:16 - Baana son of Hushai, in Asher and in Aloth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:2 - Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:62 - The descendants of Gershon received by sacred lots thirteen towns from the territories of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and from the Bashan area of Manasseh, east of the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:74 - From the territory of Asher, they received Mashal, Abdon,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:30 - The sons of Asher were Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, and Beriah. They had a sister named Serah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:40 - Each of these descendants of Asher was the head of an ancestral clan. They were all select men—mighty warriors and outstanding leaders. The total number of men available for military service was 26,000, as listed in their genealogical records.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:36 - From the tribe of Asher, there were 40,000 trained warriors, all prepared for battle.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 30:11 - However, some people from Asher, Manasseh, and Zebulun humbled themselves and went to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:2 - “Asher’s territory lies south of Dan’s and also extends from east to west.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:3 - Naphtali’s land lies south of Asher’s, also extending from east to west.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:34 - And on the west wall, also 1½ miles long, the gates will be named for Gad, Asher, and Naphtali.
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