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Ashtoreth

[ash-tuh-reth]
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noun
  1. an ancient Semitic goddess, identified with the Phoenician Astarte.
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Origin of Ashtoreth

< Hebrew ʿashtōreth < Phoenician ʿashtart. See Astarte
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Historical Examples

  • You are as a priestess of Ashtoreth, the guardian of us all!

    The Adventures of Captain Mago

    Lon Cahun

  • On all hands it was agreed that we must have a monkey on board the Ashtoreth.

  • Onwards now, fulfil your oblations to your goddess Ashtoreth.

  • Common to both was the worship of Attar, the male Ashtoreth.

  • Solomon went after Ashtoreth, the vile goddess of the Zidonians.

    The Prophet Ezekiel

    Arno C. Gaebelein


British Dictionary definitions for ashtoreth

Ashtoreth

noun Old Testament
  1. an ancient Semitic fertility goddess, identified with Astarte and Ishtar
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