6253. Ashtoreth
Strong's Concordance
Ashtoreth: Ashtoreth
Original Word: עַשְׁתֹּ֫רֶת
Part of Speech: Proper Name Feminine
Transliteration: Ashtoreth
Phonetic Spelling: (ash-to'reth)
Short Definition: Ashtoreth
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
the same as Ashtoreth, q.v.

Brown-Driver-Briggs
עַשְׁתֹּ֫רֶת proper name, of deities ±Aštœreth, < ±Ašt¹rt, ±Aštéreth (see below) (MI17 עשתר כמש; Phoenician עשתרת (+ often in proper names), proper name עבד עשתר CookAcad. Jan.18, 1896 Sabean proper name, of deity עתֿתר see especially OsZMG xx (1866), 279 f. DHMib. xxxvii (1883), 376 FellSab. Gotternamen, ZMG liv (1900), 231 ff., especially 237 ff.; Assyrian Ištar; Old Aramaic, Palmyrene עתר (= עתֿתר) in proper name; in Egyptian ±astirati WMMAs.u.Eur.313; Greek Ἀστάρτη; on their Greek equivalents (e.g. Ἀφροδίτη) compare LewyFremdw. 148, 186 f, 250); — ֶֹ֯ probably artificial, to suggest בּשֶׁת, originally תַּרְתְּ-, תֶּרֶת-, compare Ištar, Ασταρτη, etc.; ׳ע 1 Kings 11:5 2t.; plural תָּרוֺת- Judges 2:13 + 3t.+ רֹת- 1 Samuel 7:4; 1 Samuel 31:10 read probably singular (Dr and others); — ±Aštart, ±Aštereth (Ασταρτη, plural Ασταρται, but Judges 10:6; 1 Samuel 7:4 Ασταρωθ), ancient Semitic goddess (with male counterpart in Moabite, Sabean and apparently Phoenician); Phoenician deity, עשׁתרת אֱלֹהֵי צִדֹנִים 1 Kings 11:5,33, ׳שִׁקֻּץ צ ׳ע 2 Kings 23:13; so probably ׳בֵּית ע 1 Samuel 31:10 (reading singular; see especially Dr); elsewhere plural, of various local goddesses, called עֲשְׁתָּרוֺת (compareAssyrian ilâni u ištarat = gods and Ištars (i.e. goddesses), usually + בעל(יםׅ, as Canaanitish deities Judges 2:13; Judges 10:6; 1 Samuel 7:4; 1 Samuel 12:10; "" אֱלֹהֵי הַנֵּכָר 1 Samuel 7:3. — See especially DrAshtoreth in HastDB; on Išitar JastrRel. Babylonian passive especially 202 f.; on `Athtar BaeRel. 117 f; on Phoenician on `Aštart PietschmGeschichte. Phön. 184 f.; on ±Ashtoreth BartonJBL x (1891), 73 ff. GFMEncy. Bib.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Ashtoreth

Probably for ashtrah; Ashtoreth, the Phoenician goddess of love (and increase) -- Ashtoreth.

see HEBREW ashtrah

Forms and Transliterations
לְעַשְׁתֹּ֣רֶת ׀ לְעַשְׁתֹּרֶת֮ לעשתרת עַשְׁתֹּ֔רֶת עשתרת ‘aš·tō·reṯ ‘aštōreṯ ashToret lə‘aštōreṯ lə·‘aš·tō·reṯ leashtoRet
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3 Occurrences


‘aš·tō·reṯ — 1 Occ.
lə·‘aš·tō·reṯ — 2 Occ.

1 Kings 11:5
HEB: שְׁלֹמֹ֔ה אַחֲרֵ֣י עַשְׁתֹּ֔רֶת אֱלֹהֵ֖י צִדֹנִ֑ים
KJV: after Ashtoreth the goddess
INT: Solomon after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians

1 Kings 11:33
HEB: עֲזָב֗וּנִי וַיִּֽשְׁתַּחֲווּ֮ לְעַשְׁתֹּרֶת֮ אֱלֹהֵ֣י צִֽדֹנִין֒
KJV: me, and have worshipped Ashtoreth the goddess
INT: have forsaken worshiped Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians

2 Kings 23:13
HEB: מֶֽלֶךְ־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֜ל לְעַשְׁתֹּ֣רֶת ׀ שִׁקֻּ֣ץ צִידֹנִ֗ים
KJV: had builded for Ashtoreth the abomination
INT: the king of Israel Ashtoreth the abomination of the Sidonians

3 Occurrences

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