H6253 עשׁתּרת - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Probably for H6251; Ashtoreth, the Phoenician goddess of love (and increase)

KJV Usage: Ashtoreth.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions

Ashtoreth = "star"
1. the principal female deity of the Phoenicians worshipped in war and fertility
a. also 'Ishtar' of Assyria and 'Astarte' by the Greeks and Romans
Origin: probably for H6251
TWOT: 1718
Parts of Speech: Proper Name Feminine

View how H6253 עשׁתּרת is used in the Bible

3 occurrences of H6253 עשׁתּרת

1 Kings 11:5
1 Kings 11:33
2 Kings 23:13

Corresponding Greek Words

ashtoret G4168 poimnion *