Asher

[ash-er]

noun

a son of Jacob and Zilpah. Gen. 30:12–13.
one of the 12 tribes of Israel traditionally descended from him.
a male given name.

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Asher

noun

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

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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