אשּׁר אשּׁוּר 


'Ashshuwr; ash-shoor' or 'Ashshur



Parts of Speech

TWOT number 176

Root Word (Etymology)

apparently from 833 (in the sense of successful)

KJV Translation Count — 151x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Assyria (118), Assyrian (19), Asshur (8), Assyrian 1121 (4), Assur (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

sshur or Assyria = "a step"
n pr m
1. the second son of Shem, eponymous ancestor of the Assyrians
2. the people of Assyria
n pr loc
3. the nation, Assyria
4. the land, Assyria or Asshur

Strong's Definitions

'Ashshuwr, ash-shoor'; or Ashshur, ash-shoor'; apparently from 833 (in the sense of successful); Ashshur, the second son of Shem; also his descendants and the country occupied by them (i.e. Assyria), its region and its empire: — Asshur, Assur, Assyria, Assyrians. See 838.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of H804. And the fourth river is Euphrates.


Out of that land went forth H804, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah,


The children of Shem; Elam, and H804, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.


And they dwelt from Havilah unto Shur, that is before Egypt, as thou goest toward H804: and he died in the presence of all his brethren.


Nevertheless the Kenite shall be wasted, until H804 shall carry thee away captive.


And ships shall come from the coast of Chittim, and shall afflict H804, and shall afflict Eber, and he also shall perish for ever.


And Pul the king of H804 came against the land: and Menahem gave Pul a thousand talents of silver, that his hand might be with him to confirm the kingdom in his hand.


And Menahem exacted the money of Israel, even of all the mighty men of wealth, of each man fifty shekels of silver, to give to the king of H804. So the king of H804 turned back, and stayed not there in the land.


In the days of Pekah king of Israel came Tiglathpileser king of H804, and took Ijon, and Abelbethmaachah, and Janoah, and Kedesh, and Hazor, and Gilead, and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali, and carried them captive to H804.


So Ahaz sent messengers to Tiglathpileser king of H804, saying, I am thy servant and thy son: come up, and save me out of the hand of the king of Syria, and out of the hand of the king of Israel, which rise up against me.