Ashkenaz

Ashkenaz (Ash´kuh-naz)

1 Noah’s great-grandson (Gen 10:3). 2 A nation near Armenia (Jer 51:27), generally identified with the Ashkuza, an Indo-European people mentioned in seventh-century Assyrian inscriptions, and with the Scythians mentioned by Herodotus.

Gen 10:3

3The descendants of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.

Jer 51:27

27Raise a standard in the land,
blow the trumpet among the nations;
prepare the nations for war against her,
summon against her the kingdoms,
Ararat, Minni, and ... View more

 NEH Logo
Bible Odyssey has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.