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Asherah


Ash’erah (straight), the name of a Phœnician goddess, or rather of the idol itself (Authorized Version “grove”). Asherah is closely connected with Ashtoreth and her worship, Judges 3:7, comp. 2:3; Judges 6:25; 1 Kings 18:19; Ashtoreth being, perhaps, the proper name of the goddess, whilst Asherah is the name of her image or symbol, which was of wood. See Judges 6:25-30; 2 Kings 23:14.