Ashtaroth
Ashtoreth Ash"to*reth, n.; pl. {Ashtaroth}. The principal female divinity of the Ph[oe]nicians, as Baal was the principal male divinity. --W. Smith. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ashtaroth —    A city of Bashan, in the kingdom of Og (Deut. 1:4; Josh. 12:4; 13:12; 9:10). It was in the half tribe of Manasseh (Josh. 13:12), and as a Levitical city was given to the Gershonites (1 Chr. 6:71). Uzzia, one of David s valiant men (1 Chr.… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Ashtaroth — Ash·ta·roth (ăshʹtə rōth ) n. Plural of Ashtoreth. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ashtaroth —    See Astaroth …   Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • Ashtaroth — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ASHTAROTH, ASHTEROTH-KARNAIM, KARNAIM — (Heb. עַשְׁתָּרוֹת, עַשְׁתְּרׁת־קַרְנַיִם, קַרְנָיִם; horns ; Amos 6:13), Canaanite city in Bashan, named after the goddess ashtoreth . Ashtaroth is mentioned in the Egyptian Execration Texts (19th–18th centuries B.C.E.), in the inscriptions of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Astaroth — (Ashtaroth)    A male DEMON who evolved from the ancient Phoenician mother goddess of fertility, Astarte or Ashtoreth. Astaroth is also a FALLEN ANGEL and 29th of 72 SPIRITS OF SOLOMON. According to Judaic lore, he was a high ranking ANGEL,… …   Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • Cazafantasmas Mikami — Para otros usos de este término, véase Cazafantasmas. Cazafantasmas Mikami GS美神 (Ghost Sweeper Mikami) Género Comedia, Horror Manga Ghost Sweeper Mikami Gokuraku Taisakusen!! …   Wikipedia Español

  • ASHTORETH — (Heb. עַשְׁתׁרֶת), Canaanite goddess. Possibly, the deliberate corruption of the name ʿštrt (ʿaštart or ʿašteret) is meant to conform to the vocalization of the Hebrew word boshet ( shame ; see euphemism and dysphemism ). Ashtoreth is the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Astaroth — In demonology Astaroth (also Ashtaroth, Astarot, and Asteroth) is a Prince of Hell.BackgroundHe/She is referred to in The Lesser Key of Solomon as a very powerful deity. His main assistants are four demons called Aamon, Pruslas, Barbatos and… …   Wikipedia

  • Og — For other uses, see Og (disambiguation). Og’s bed (engraving circa 1770 by Johann Balthasar Probst) According to several books of the Old Testament, Og ( gigantic ; Hebrew: עוג‎, cog ˈʕoːɡ; Arabic: عوج‎, c …   Wikipedia

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