a son of Jacob and Zilpah. Genesis 30:12–13.
one of the 12 tribes of Israel traditionally descended from him.
a male given name.
- Also Douay Bible, A·ser [ey-ser] /ˈeɪ sər/ (for defs. 1, 2) .
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How to use Asher in a sentence
Under the weight of it all, Asher was struggling and wanted help.In a devastating pandemic, teens are ‘more alone than ever.’ Many struggle to find help. | Paulina Firozi | December 19, 2021 | Washington Post
Their mother had recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, so their family was “pretty hard-core in lockdown because we didn’t want to put her at risk at all,” Asher said.In a devastating pandemic, teens are ‘more alone than ever.’ Many struggle to find help. | Paulina Firozi | December 19, 2021 | Washington Post
With over 10 years experience working across multiple markets and brands at PHD and Wavemaker, Asher works with clients to better their marketing goals and drive their business forward.Synergized search is key to success in the new normal | Asher Gordon | September 28, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Asher bowed out of the race in July once it was clear he would lose.
Evan, the son she shares with her first husband, actor-director John Asher, is now 12 and doing okay.
More often, Asher sees the phenomenon at work in questions on social policy, like the Common Core educational standards.
The film, however, makes Asher a pilot and Fiona a caretaker to the newborns—seemingly innocuous decisions that become meaningful.Why 'The Giver' Movie Will Disappoint the Book's Fans | Kevin Fallon | August 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Compston opened with a sequence of shows, including one of the brilliant shambolic Manhattan artist, the late Dan Asher.Joshua Compston Was Once the Wunderkind of the British Art World…and Now He’s Been Practically Forgotten | Anthony Haden-Guest | January 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Her co-workers included a former Israeli soldier named Asher Karni.
And by the border of Dan, from the east side unto the west side, a portion for Asher.The Prophet Ezekiel | Arno C. Gaebelein
He (Mr. Botting) hoped that so long as the Society existed the name of Mr. Asher would never be forgotten.The King's Post | R. C. Tombs
Asher's mother hid him from his father, who was a warden of the synagogue, fearing his anger, but he was eventually killed by him.Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ | Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
In one instance, the limbs of the cross were of equal length; in the other, one Asher was three times as long as the others.Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism | Thomas Inman
The finger or thumb when thus pointed are figurative of Asher, in a horizontal position, with Anu or Hea hanging from one end.Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism | Thomas Inman
British Dictionary definitions for Asher
the son of Jacob and ancestor of one of the 12 tribes of Israel
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