Asa: perhaps "healer," an Israelite nameOriginal Word: אָסָאPart of Speech:
Proper Name MasculineTransliteration:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from an unused wordDefinition
perhaps "healer," an Isr. nameNASB Translation
Asa (54), Asa's (4).
Brown-Driver-Briggs אָסָא proper name, masculine
) king of Judah, son of Abijam and father of Jehoshaphat 1 Kings 15:8
,9,11 24t. 1Kings 15..16.22; 1 Chronicles 3:10
; 1 Chronicles 9:16
; 2Chron 13:23 28t. 14-21; Jeremiah 41:9
Perhaps apocopatic theophoric name, compare רְפָאֵל
II. אסה (compare Arabic be sorrowful, distressed).
Of uncertain derivation; Asa, the name of a king and of a Levite -- Asa.