Meaning: who is happy; or walks; or lookspar
And the name of the third river is Hiddekel; this is the one which flows east of Ashur. And the fourth river is the Perath.
Out of that land went forth Ashur, and built Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah,
The children of Shem; Elam, and Ashur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.
And ships shall come from the coast of Chittim, and shall afflict Ashur, and shall afflict Eber, and he also shall perish for ever.
The sons of Shem: Elam, and Ashur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram, and Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Meshech,
And after that Hezron was dead in Calebephratah, then Abiah Hezron's wife bare him Ashur the father of Tekoa.
And Ashur the father of Tekoa had two wives, Helah and Naarah.
Ashur shall not save us; we will not ride upon horses: neither will we say any more to the work of our hands, Ye are our gods: for in thee the fatherless findeth mercy.