6252. Ashtarowth
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Ashtarowth: Ashtaroth
Original Word: עַשְׁתָּרוֹת
Part of Speech: proper name, of a location
Transliteration: Ashtarowth
Phonetic Spelling: (ash-taw-roth')
Short Definition: Ashtaroth

III. עַשְׁתָּרוֺת proper name, of a location Ασταρωθ, etc., east of Jordan (name from worship of different forms of `Aštart; in Egyptian ±astiratu, as east Jordan located WMMAs.u.Eur.162,313; compare Tel Amarna proper name, of a location Aštarti); — in Bashan (near Edrei) Deuteronomy 1:4 (רֹת-), Joshua 12:4; Joshua 13:12,31 (all + אֶדְרֶ֫עִי), Joshua 9:10; 1 Chronicles 6:56 = בְּעֶשְׁתְּרָה (i.e. בֵּית עַשְׁתָּרָה) Joshua 21:27; also עַשְׁתְּרֹת קַרְנַיִם Genesis 14:5 (ᵐ5 Ασταρωθ Καρναιν, compare GFMJBL xvi(1897), 155 f. who explains name as Ashtereth of the two-peaked mountain); compare further, קַרְנַיִם Amos 6:13; — site probably either Tel ±Aštara, 21 miles east of Sea of Galilee, or Muzeirib, 8 miles further south; possibly both occur in OT; compare especially DrAshtaroth in HastDB DiGenesis 14:5), BuhlGeorg. 248 ff. GASmEncy. Bib. 335 f.

Asharoth, Astaroth

Or bashtaroth {ash-taw-roth'}; plural of ashtrah; Ashtaroth, the name of a Sidonian deity, and of a place East of the Jordan -- Asharoth, Astaroth. See also Beyth 'Ashtarowth, Ashtoreth, Ashtroth Qarnayim.

see HEBREW ashtrah

see HEBREW Beyth 'Ashtarowth

see HEBREW Ashtoreth

see HEBREW Ashtroth Qarnayim

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