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  1. a son of Jacob and Zilpah. Gen. 30:12–13.
  2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel traditionally descended from him.
  3. a male given name.
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dusty, drab, grey, silvery, golden, blonde, stone, lead, slate, neutral, pearly, powder, iron, dappled, shaded, clouded, ash, heather, silvered

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  1. the son of Jacob and ancestor of one of the 12 tribes of Israel
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Word Origin and History for asher


masc. proper name, biblical son of Jacob (also the name of a tribe descended from him), from Hebrew, literally "happy."

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