Character Study on Asherites

Character Study on Asherites

Judges 1: But the Asherites dwelt among the Canaanites, the inhabitants of the land: for they did not drive them out.

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a'ra - (lion ), one of the sons of Jether, the head of a family of Asherites
Ashurites - Probably the same as the Asherites, of the tribe of Asher, who were among the subjects of Ishbosheth
Ash'Urites, the - Only in (2 Samuel 2:9 ) By some of the old interpreters the name is taken as meaning the Geshurites; but if we follow the Targum of Jonathan, "the Asherites" will denote the inhabitants of the whole of the country west of the Jordan above Jez-reel
Ashurites - The Targum of Jonathan reads Beth Asher, "the house of Asher," so also several Hebrew manuscripts The Asherites will then be the whole country W
Ashurites - We should probably read hâ-Ashçri ‘the Asherites,’ i
Asher - How much of the Phoenician coast was included is uncertain, Joshua 19:25,28 ; but the Asherites were unable to expel the Canaanites, and dwelt in part among them, Judges 1:31,32
Asher - A predominance of the Gentile element thus introduced would account, in a measure at least, for the non-participation of the Asherites in the war against Sisera, although they are said to have sent a contingent to the support of Gideon in his war with the Midianites ( Judges 6:35 ; Judges 7:23 ), and, according to the Chronicler, went 40,000 strong to Hebron to aid David in his struggle for the kingship ( 1 Chronicles 12:36 )
Asher - Asherites were among those who came to Jerusalem to Hezekiah's Passover (2 Chronicles 30:11)
Asher, Aser - It was doubtless intended that their west border should have been the Great Sea, but we read that they did not drive out the inhabitants of Accho, Zidon, Ahlab, Achzib, Helbah, Aphik and Rehob; but the Asherites dwelt among the Canaanites