804. Ashshuwr
Strong's Concordance
Ashshuwr: Asshur
Original Word: אַשּׁוּר
Part of Speech: proper name, of a people and territory
Transliteration: Ashshuwr
Phonetic Spelling: (ash-shoor')
Definition: step, going
Brown-Driver-Briggs
אַשּׁוּר proper name, of a people & territory Asshur, Assyria (Assyrian Aššur, land & city DlPa 252 COT on Genesis 2:14; Persian Athura, Syriac ; 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 q. v.), 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.

3 land of Assyria Genesis 2:14; Genesis 10:11; Hosea 5:13; Hosea 7:11; Hosea 8:9; Hosea 9:3; Hosea 10:6; Isaiah 11:11,16; Isaiah 19:23; Jeremiah 2:18,36; Micah 7:12; Zechariah 10:10; אַשּׁ֫וּרָה Genesis 25:18; Isaiah 19:23; 2 Kings 15:29; 2 Kings 17:6,23; 2 Kings 18:11; אֶרֶץ אַשּׁוּר Isaiah 7:18; Isaiah 27:13; Hosea 11:11; Micah 5:5.

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 41t. 2Kings; 14t. Isaiah 36-38; 1 Chronicles 5:6 (אַשֻּׁר) + 13 t. 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; 2Chronicles 28:16; 30:6; Nehemiah 9:32.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Asshur, Assur, Assyria, Assyrians

Or iashshur {ash-shoor'}; apparently from 'ashar (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 'ashur.

see HEBREW 'ashar

see HEBREW 'ashur

Forms and Transliterations
אַ֠שּׁוּר אַ֭שּׁוּר אַשֻּׁ֑ר אַשּֽׁוּרָה׃ אַשּֽׁוּר׃ אַשּׁ֑וּר אַשּׁ֑וּרָה אַשּׁ֔וּר אַשּׁ֔וּרָה אַשּׁ֖וּר אַשּׁ֗וּר אַשּׁ֛וּר אַשּׁ֜וּר אַשּׁ֡וּר אַשּׁ֣וּר אַשּׁ֣וּר ׀ אַשּׁ֤וּר אַשּׁ֤וּר ׀ אַשּׁ֥וּר אַשּׁ֨וּר אַשּׁוּר֒ אַשּׁוּר֙ אַשּׁוּר֩ ׀ אַשּׁוּר֮ אשור אשור׃ אשורה אשורה׃ אשר בְּאַשּׁ֑וּר באשור וְאַשּׁ֑וּר וְאַשּׁ֔וּר וְאַשּׁ֖וּר וּבְאַשּׁ֖וּר וּלְאַשּׁ֑וּר וּמֵֽאַשּׁ֖וּר ואשור ובאשור ולאשור ומאשור לְאַשּׁ֣וּר לאשור מֵֽאַשּׁ֑וּר מֵֽאַשּׁ֔וּר מֵאַשּֽׁוּר׃ מֵאַשּׁ֨וּר מאשור מאשור׃ ’aš·šū·rāh ’aš·šur ’aš·šūr ’aššur ’aššūr ’aššūrāh ashShur ashShurah bə’aššūr bə·’aš·šūr beashShur lə’aššūr lə·’aš·šūr leashShur mê’aššūr mê·’aš·šūr meashShur ū·ḇə·’aš·šūr ū·lə·’aš·šūr ū·mê·’aš·šūr ūḇə’aššūr ūlə’aššūr uleashShur ūmê’aššūr umeashShur uveashShur veashShur wə’aššūr wə·’aš·šūr
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Genesis 2:14
HEB: הַֽהֹלֵ֖ךְ קִדְמַ֣ת אַשּׁ֑וּר וְהַנָּהָ֥ר הָֽרְבִיעִ֖י
NAS: east of Assyria. And the fourth
KJV: the east of Assyria. And the fourth
INT: flows east of Assyria river and the fourth

Genesis 10:11
HEB: הַהִ֖וא יָצָ֣א אַשּׁ֑וּר וַיִּ֙בֶן֙ אֶת־
NAS: he went forth into Assyria, and built
KJV: went forth Asshur, and builded
INT: he went Assyria and built Nineveh

Genesis 10:22
HEB: שֵׁ֖ם עֵילָ֣ם וְאַשּׁ֑וּר וְאַרְפַּכְשַׁ֖ד וְל֥וּד
NAS: [were] Elam and Asshur and Arpachshad
KJV: Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad,
INT: of Shem Elam and Asshur and Arpachshad and Lud

Genesis 25:18
HEB: מִצְרַ֔יִם בֹּאֲכָ֖ה אַשּׁ֑וּרָה עַל־ פְּנֵ֥י
NAS: as one goes toward Assyria; he settled
KJV: as thou goest toward Assyria: [and] he died
INT: of Egypt goes Assyria in the presence

Numbers 24:22
HEB: עַד־ מָ֖ה אַשּׁ֥וּר תִּשְׁבֶּֽךָּ׃
NAS: long will Asshur keep
KJV: be wasted, until Asshur shall carry thee away captive.
INT: long How will Asshur keep

Numbers 24:24
HEB: כִּתִּ֔ים וְעִנּ֥וּ אַשּׁ֖וּר וְעִנּוּ־ עֵ֑בֶר
NAS: And they shall afflict Asshur and will afflict
KJV: and shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict
INT: of Kittim shall afflict Asshur and will afflict Eber

2 Kings 15:19
HEB: פ֤וּל מֶֽלֶךְ־ אַשּׁוּר֙ עַל־ הָאָ֔רֶץ
NAS: Pul, king of Assyria, came against
KJV: the king of Assyria came
INT: Pul king of Assyria against the land

2 Kings 15:20
HEB: לָתֵת֙ לְמֶ֣לֶךְ אַשּׁ֔וּר חֲמִשִּׁ֧ים שְׁקָלִ֛ים
NAS: the king of Assyria. So the king
KJV: to the king of Assyria. So the king
INT: to pay the king of Assyria fifty shekels

2 Kings 15:20
HEB: וַיָּ֙שָׁב֙ מֶ֣לֶךְ אַשּׁ֔וּר וְלֹא־ עָ֥מַד
NAS: So the king of Assyria returned
KJV: So the king of Assyria turned back,
INT: returned the king of Assyria and did not remain

2 Kings 15:29
HEB: פִּלְאֶסֶר֮ מֶ֣לֶךְ אַשּׁוּר֒ וַיִּקַּ֣ח אֶת־
NAS: king of Assyria came
KJV: king of Assyria, and took
INT: Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria and captured Ijon

2 Kings 15:29
HEB: נַפְתָּלִ֑י וַיַּגְלֵ֖ם אַשּֽׁוּרָה׃
NAS: and he carried them captive to Assyria.
KJV: and carried them captive to Assyria.
INT: of Naphtali carried to Assyria

2 Kings 16:7
HEB: פְּלֶ֤סֶר מֶֽלֶךְ־ אַשּׁוּר֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר עַבְדְּךָ֥
NAS: king of Assyria, saying,
KJV: king of Assyria, saying,
INT: Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria saying I am your servant

2 Kings 16:8
HEB: וַיִּשְׁלַ֥ח לְמֶֽלֶךְ־ אַשּׁ֖וּר שֹֽׁחַד׃
NAS: a present to the king of Assyria.
KJV: to the king of Assyria.
INT: and sent to the king of Assyria A present

2 Kings 16:9
HEB: אֵלָיו֙ מֶ֣לֶךְ אַשּׁ֔וּר וַיַּעַל֩ מֶ֨לֶךְ
NAS: So the king of Assyria listened
KJV: And the king of Assyria hearkened
INT: against the king of Assyria went and the king

2 Kings 16:9
HEB: וַיַּעַל֩ מֶ֨לֶךְ אַשּׁ֤וּר אֶל־ דַּמֶּ֙שֶׂק֙
NAS: to him; and the king of Assyria went
KJV: unto him: for the king of Assyria went up
INT: went and the king of Assyria against Damascus

2 Kings 16:10
HEB: פִּלְאֶ֤סֶר מֶֽלֶךְ־ אַשּׁוּר֙ דּוּמֶּ֔שֶׂק וַיַּ֥רְא
NAS: king of Assyria, and saw
KJV: king of Assyria, and saw
INT: Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria to Damascus and saw

2 Kings 16:18
HEB: מִפְּנֵ֖י מֶ֥לֶךְ אַשּֽׁוּר׃
NAS: because of the king of Assyria.
KJV: for the king of Assyria.
INT: for of the king of Assyria

2 Kings 17:3
HEB: שַׁלְמַנְאֶ֖סֶר מֶ֣לֶךְ אַשּׁ֑וּר וַֽיְהִי־ ל֤וֹ
NAS: king of Assyria came
KJV: king of Assyria; and Hoshea
INT: Shalmaneser king of Assyria became and Hoshea

2 Kings 17:4
HEB: וַיִּמְצָא֩ מֶֽלֶךְ־ אַשּׁ֨וּר בְּהוֹשֵׁ֜עַ קֶ֗שֶׁר
NAS: But the king of Assyria found
KJV: And the king of Assyria found
INT: found the king of Assyria Hoshea conspiracy

2 Kings 17:4
HEB: מִנְחָ֛ה לְמֶ֥לֶךְ אַשּׁ֖וּר כְּשָׁנָ֣ה בְשָׁנָ֑ה
NAS: to the king of Assyria, as [he had done] year
KJV: to the king of Assyria, as [he had done] year
INT: tribute to the king of Assyria year year

2 Kings 17:4
HEB: וַֽיַּעַצְרֵ֙הוּ֙ מֶ֣לֶךְ אַשּׁ֔וּר וַיַּאַסְרֵ֖הוּ בֵּ֥ית
NAS: so the king of Assyria shut
KJV: therefore the king of Assyria shut him up,
INT: shut the king of Assyria and bound court

2 Kings 17:5
HEB: וַיַּ֥עַל מֶֽלֶךְ־ אַשּׁ֖וּר בְּכָל־ הָאָ֑רֶץ
NAS: Then the king of Assyria invaded
KJV: Then the king of Assyria came up
INT: invaded the king of Assyria the whole land

2 Kings 17:6
HEB: לָכַ֤ד מֶֽלֶךְ־ אַשּׁוּר֙ אֶת־ שֹׁ֣מְר֔וֹן
NAS: the king of Assyria captured
KJV: the king of Assyria took
INT: captured the king of Assyria Samaria and carried

2 Kings 17:6
HEB: אֶת־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל אַשּׁ֑וּרָה וַיֹּ֨שֶׁב אֹתָ֜ם
NAS: away into exile to Assyria, and settled
KJV: away into Assyria, and placed
INT: and carried Israel to Assyria and settled Halah

2 Kings 17:23
HEB: מֵעַ֤ל אַדְמָתוֹ֙ אַשּׁ֔וּרָה עַ֖ד הַיּ֥וֹם
NAS: from their own land to Assyria until
KJV: out of their own land to Assyria unto this day.
INT: their own land to Assyria until day

151 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 804
151 Occurrences


’aš·šūr — 131 Occ.
’aš·šū·rāh — 6 Occ.
bə·’aš·šūr — 1 Occ.
lə·’aš·šūr — 1 Occ.
mê·’aš·šūr — 5 Occ.
ū·lə·’aš·šūr — 1 Occ.
ū·mê·’aš·šūr — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇə·’aš·šūr — 1 Occ.
wə·’aš·šūr — 4 Occ.










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