Asher

The origin of the name Asher is Hebrew

 

This is how Asher is written in Hebrew:

אָשֵׁר =  ‘Asher

 

The  biblical meaning of the name Asher is happy

 

Asher was  a son of Jacob, and the tribe descended from him, with its territory; also a place in Palestine

 

The name Asher appears in the bible in the following verses:

Genesis 30:13 KJV
And Leah said, Happy am I, for the daughters will call me blessed: and she called his name Asher.

Genesis 35:26 KJV
And the sons of Zilpah, Leah’s handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these are the sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Padanaram.

Genesis 46:17 KJV
And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and Serah their sister: and the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel.

Genesis 49:20 KJV
Out of Asher his bread shall be fat, and he shall yield royal dainties.

Exodus 1:4 KJV
Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.

Numbers 1:13 KJV
Of Asher; Pagiel the son of Ocran.

Numbers 1:40 KJV
Of the children of Asher, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Numbers 1:41 KJV
Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Asher, were forty and one thousand and five hundred.

Numbers 2:27 KJV
And those that encamp by him shall be the tribe of Asher: and the captain of the children of Asher shall be Pagiel the son of Ocran.

Numbers 7:72 KJV
On the eleventh day Pagiel the son of Ocran, prince of the children of Asher, offered:

Numbers 10:26 KJV
And over the host of the tribe of the children of Asher was Pagiel the son of Ocran.

Numbers 13:13 KJV
Of the tribe of Asher, Sethur the son of Michael.

Numbers 26:44 KJV
Of the children of Asher after their families: of Jimna, the family of the Jimnites: of Jesui, the family of the Jesuites: of Beriah, the family of the Beriites.

Numbers 26:46 KJV
And the name of the daughter of Asher was Sarah.

Numbers 26:47 KJV
These are the families of the sons of Asher according to those that were numbered of them; who were fifty and three thousand and four hundred.

Numbers 34:27 KJV
And the prince of the tribe of the children of Asher, Ahihud the son of Shelomi.

Deuteronomy 27:13 KJV
And these shall stand upon mount Ebal to curse; Reuben, Gad, and Asher, and Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.

Deuteronomy 33:24 KJV
And of Asher he said, Let Asher be blessed with children; let him be acceptable to his brethren, and let him dip his foot in oil.

Joshua 17:7 KJV
And the coast of Manasseh was from Asher to Michmethah, that lieth before Shechem; and the border went along on the right hand unto the inhabitants of Entappuah.

Joshua 17:10 KJV
Southward it was Ephraim’s, and northward it was Manasseh’s, and the sea is his border; and they met together in Asher on the north, and in Issachar on the east.

Joshua 17:11 KJV
And Manasseh had in Issachar and in Asher Bethshean and her towns, and Ibleam and her towns, and the inhabitants of Dor and her towns, and the inhabitants of Endor and her towns, and the inhabitants of Taanach and her towns, and the inhabitants of Megiddo and her towns, even three countries.

Joshua 19:24 KJV
And the fifth lot came out for the tribe of the children of Asher according to their families.

Joshua 19:31 KJV
This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Asher according to their families, these cities with their villages.

Joshua 19:34 KJV
And then the coast turneth westward to Aznothtabor, and goeth out from thence to Hukkok, and reacheth to Zebulun on the south side, and reacheth to Asher on the west side, and to Judah upon Jordan toward the sunrising.

Joshua 21:6 KJV
And the children of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

Joshua 21:30 KJV
And out of the tribe of Asher, Mishal with her suburbs, Abdon with her suburbs,

Judges 1:31 KJV
Neither did Asher drive out the inhabitants of Accho, nor the inhabitants of Zidon, nor of Ahlab, nor of Achzib, nor of Helbah, nor of Aphik, nor of Rehob:

Judges 5:17 KJV
Gilead abode beyond Jordan: and why did Dan remain in ships? Asher continued on the sea shore, and abode in his breaches.

Judges 6:35 KJV
And he sent messengers throughout all Manasseh; who also was gathered after him: and he sent messengers unto Asher, and unto Zebulun, and unto Naphtali; and they came up to meet them.

Judges 7:23 KJV
And the men of Israel gathered themselves together out of Naphtali, and out of Asher, and out of all Manasseh, and pursued after the Midianites.

1 Kings 4:16 KJV
Baanah the son of Hushai was in Asher and in Aloth:

1 Chronicles 2:2 KJV
Dan, Joseph, and Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.

1 Chronicles 6:62 KJV
And to the sons of Gershom throughout their families out of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

1 Chronicles 6:74 KJV
And out of the tribe of Asher; Mashal with her suburbs, and Abdon with her suburbs,

1 Chronicles 7:30 KJV
The sons of Asher; Imnah, and Isuah, and Ishuai, and Beriah, and Serah their sister.

1 Chronicles 7:40 KJV
All these were the children of Asher, heads of their father’s house, choice and mighty men of valour, chief of the princes. And the number throughout the genealogy of them that were apt to the war and to battle was twenty and six thousand men.

1 Chronicles 12:36 KJV
And of Asher, such as went forth to battle, expert in war, forty thousand.

2 Chronicles 30:11 KJV
Nevertheless divers of Asher and Manasseh and of Zebulun humbled themselves, and came to Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 48:2 KJV
And by the border of Dan, from the east side unto the west side, a portion for Asher.

Ezekiel 48:3 KJV
And by the border of Asher, from the east side even unto the west side, a portion for Naphtali.

Ezekiel 48:34 KJV
At the west side four thousand and five hundred, with their three gates; one gate of Gad, one gate of Asher, one gate of Naphtali.