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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 previewThe Talmud of the Land of Israel, Volume 10 (1991)

Orlah and Bikkurim by Jacob Neusner

An asherah is a tree used in idol worship. The use of any part of ...

Google previewVine's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words (1996)

With Topical Index by W. E. Vine, Merrill Unger

ASHERAH 'asherah (842), “Asherah, Asherim (pl.).” This noun, which has an Ugaritic cognate, first appears in the Bible in passages anticipating the settlement in Palestine. The word's most frequent appearances, however, are usually in ...

Google previewThe Prophet's Dictionary (2006)

by Paula A. Price Ph.D.

Asherah— Pagan goddess of Ras Shamra, ancient Ugarit of Syria, and a Canaanite goddess of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism (2016)

Second Edition by Geoffrey W. Dennis

Asherah: (). Either (a) a totempolelike Pagan symbol or (b) the local Canaanite version of Astarte, the consort goddess of Baal.1 Most references found in the Bible are meant in the former sense, though two extrabiblical inscriptions found in ...

Google previewEerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (2000)

by David Noel Freedman, Allen C. Myers, Astrid B. Beck

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 previewDictionary of the Ancient Near East (2010)

by Piotr Bienkowski, Alan Millard

ASHERAH Pottery stand depicting musicians, from Ashdod. Eleventh century BC (© The Israel...

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God's wife

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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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