- an ancient Semitic goddess, identified with the Phoenician Astarte.
Origin of Ashtoreth
< Hebrew ʿashtōreth < Phoenician ʿashtart. See Astarte
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You are as a priestess of Ashtoreth, the guardian of us all!
On all hands it was agreed that we must have a monkey on board the Ashtoreth.
Onwards now, fulfil your oblations to your goddess Ashtoreth.
Common to both was the worship of Attar, the male Ashtoreth.
Solomon went after Ashtoreth, the vile goddess of the Zidonians.The Prophet Ezekiel
Arno C. Gaebelein
- an ancient Semitic fertility goddess, identified with Astarte and Ishtar
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