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Etymology

Old Testament Hebrew אָשֵׁר (asher), a son of Jacob.

Proper noun

Singular
Asher

Plural
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Asher

  1. (Biblical) Eighth son of Jacob, by his wife's handmaid Zilpah.
  2. (Biblical) One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Asher.
  3. A male given name

Quotations

  • 1611King James Version of the Bible, Genesis 35:22b-26
    Now the sons of Jacob were twelve: 23 The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun: 24 The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin: 25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali: 26 And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these are the sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Padan-aram.
  • 1611King James Version of the Bible, Joshua 21:30
    And out of the tribe of Asher, Mishal with her suburbs Abdon ith her suburbs,

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