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Asherah

[ uh-sheer-uh ]
/ əˈʃɪər ə /
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noun, plural A·she·rim [uh-sheer-im], /əˈʃɪər ɪm/, A·she·rahs for 2.

an ancient Semitic goddess, sometimes identified with Ashtoreth and Astarte, worshiped by the Phoenicians and Canaanites.
any of various upright wooden objects serving as a sacred symbol of Asherah.

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  • It had been besieged for two months by Ebed-Asherah, who had vainly attempted to corrupt the loyalty of the governor of Gebal.

    Patriarchal Palestine|Archibald Henry Sayce
  • Ebed-Asherah goes on to beg the king to come himself, and see with his own eyes how faithful a governor he really was.

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