Asher

[ ash-er ]
/ ˈæʃ ər /

noun

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.

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Also Douay Bible, A·ser [ey-ser] /ˈeɪ sər/ (for defs. 1, 2) .

Origin of Asher

From Hebrew Āshēr, of uncertain origin
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British Dictionary definitions for Asher

Asher
/ (ˈæʃə) /

noun

the son of Jacob and ancestor of one of the 12 tribes of Israel
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