807. Ashima
Strong's Concordance
Ashima: a god of Hamath
Original Word: אַשִׁימָא
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Ashima
Phonetic Spelling: (ash-ee-maw')
Definition: a god of Hamath
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of foreign origin
a god of Hamath
NASB Translation
Ashima (1).

אֲשִׁימָא proper name [masculine] a god of Hamath 2 Kings 17:30, otherwise wholly unknown.

בָּאַשׁ verb have a bad smell, stink (Arabic be evil, Aramaic בְּאֵשׁ, be evil, Assyrian bîšu LotzTP 78) —

Qal Perfect וּבָאַשׁ consecutive Exodus 7:18; Imperfect וַיִּבְאַשׁ Exodus 7:21, אַֿ֑שׁ Exodus 16:20; 3feminine singular תִּבְאַשׁ Isaiah 50:2; וַתִּבְאַשׁ Exodus 8:10; — stink, of Nile, on account of dead fish Exodus 7:18,21 (E); of land of Egypt, owing to dead frogs Exodus 8:10 (J); of manna kept over Exodus 16:20 (P ? or R) וַיָּרֻם תּוֺלָעִים וַיִּבְאַ֑שׁ and it grew foul (rotten, decayed) with worms, and stank; Isaiah 50:2 תִּבְאַשׁ דְּגָתָם מֵאֵין מַיִם וְתָמֹת בַּצָּמָא their fish stink for lack of water, etc. (ᵐ5 Lo Di read תִּיבַשׁ, dry up and die, which suits "", but not the usage of יָבֵשׁ).

Niph`al Perfect נִבְאַשׁ 1 Samuel 13:4; נִבְאֲשׁוּ 2 Samuel 10:6; נִבְאַשְׁתָּ 2 Samuel 16:2; — only figurative make oneself odious, become odious (compare English be in bad odour), followed by אֵת with = towards; נִבְאַשְׁתָּ אֶתאָֿבִיךָ 2 Samuel 16:21 thou hast become odious with thy father; also followed by בְּ (rather strangely) 1 Samuel 13:4 Israel made themselves odious to the Philistines; 2 Samuel 10:6 Ammonites to David

Hiph`il Perfect הִבְאִישׁ Exodus 16:24; 1 Samuel 27:12; הִבְאִישׁוּ Psalm 38:6; הִבְאַשְׁתֶּם Exodus 5:21; Imperfect יַבְאִישׁ Proverbs 13:5; Ecclesiastes 10:1; Infinitive absolute הַבְאֵשׁ 1 Samuel 27:12; construct suffix לְהַבְאִישֵׁנִי Genesis 34:30; —

1 emit a stinking odour Exodus 16:24 of manna (compare Qal Exodus 16:20); Psalm 38:6 הִבְאִישׁוּ נָמַקּוּ חַבּוּרֹתָ֑י my wounds have grown stinking, they have festered (of chastisement for sin); 1 Samuel 17:12 figurative of David הַבְאֵשׁ הִבְאִישׁ בְּעַמּוֺ he hath become utterly abhorred among his people.

2 cause to stink, זְבוּבֵי מָוֶת יַבְאִישׁ יַבִּיעַ שֶׁמֶן רוֺקֵ֑חַ dead flies cause to stink (and) to ferment the oil of a perfumer; usually figurative הִבְאַשְׁתֶּם אֶתרֵֿיחֵנוּ Exodus 5:21 (J), i.e. ye have made us odious, followed by בְּעֵינֵי, compare (with accusative of person) Genesis 34:30 followed by בְ; also without object Proverbs 13:5 a wicked man makes odious and shameful (De Now Str; Be Ew Hi Zö acts odiously and shamefully).

Hithpa`el Perfect הִתְבָּאֲשׁוּ 1 Chronicles 19:6 they had made themselves odious (= Niph`al in "" 2 Samuel 10:6), followed by עִם.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Of foreign origin; Ashima, a deity of Hamath -- Ashima.

Forms and Transliterations
אֲשִׁימָֽא׃ אשימא׃ ’ă·šî·mā ’ăšîmā ashiMa
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Kings 17:30
HEB: עָשׂ֥וּ אֶת־ אֲשִׁימָֽא׃
NAS: of Hamath made Ashima,
KJV: of Hamath made Ashima,
INT: of Hamath made Ashima

1 Occurrence

Strong's Hebrew 807
1 Occurrence

’ă·šî·mā — 1 Occ.

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