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  1. "Asherah" is a book by Richard J. Pettey.
    • also known as "Asherah: goddess of Israel"
  2. "Asherah" is a book by Tilde Binger.
    • also known as "Asherah: Goddesses in Urgarit, Israel and the Old Testament"


  1. Asherah, in Semitic mythology, is a mother goddess who appears in a number of ancient sources. She appears in Akkadian writings by the name of Ashratum/Ashratu, and in Hittite as Asherdu or Ashertu or Aserdu or Asertu. Asherah is generally considered identical with the Ugaritic goddess ʼAṯirat.
    • also known as Aserdus
  2. Asherah was the first commercially built American research submersible, used by archaeologist George F. Bass to examine underwater sites. It was named after Asherah, an ancient Semitic goddess known as "she who treads on the sea".

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Google previewAmazing Discoveries That Unlock the Bible (2009)

A Visual Experience by Douglas Connelly

Baal's consort is called Asherah, a fertility goddess represented by an image or, at times, by a carved pole or even a tree. Other forms of the goddess's name are: Asherim, Asheroth, and Ashtoreth. Some scholars believe there are two (or ...

Google previewDictionary of the Bible: A-Fests (1911)

by James Hastings

ASHERAH (.-npt<).— 1. A Phoenician and Canaan- it e goddess (Ex 34u RVm) ( n) the same as or (6) distinct from "Ashtoreth. The name occurs (1) in two Phoen. inscriptions, one from Kition, ZDMG rxxv. 424, the other from Ma'sub, Rev.

Google previewThe New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge (1908)

Embracing Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology and Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Biography from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

ASHERAH (pi. asherim; in Judges iii, 7, II Chron. xix, 3, xxxiii, 3, asheroth): The transliteration of a Hebrew word which in the A. V. of the English Bible (following the LXX and Vulgate) is rendered "grove" or "groves" (see Groves ...

Google previewEerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (2000)

by David Noel Freedman, Allen C. Myers

ASHERAH ASHKELON BaaL Asherah was the mother goddess, to be distinguished from Astarte, the Canaanite fertility goddess. Centers of worship were located throughout the ancient Near East, particularly Phoenicia. Manifestations of ...

Google previewThe Jewish Encyclopedia (1907)

A Descriptive Record of the History, Religion, Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Cyrus Adler, Isidore Singer

The ASHERAH— usllally ( fol lowing LXX. and the Vulgate) rendered “grove “ or. when in the plural, ...

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Scrabble value of A1S1H4E1R1A1H4

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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