Assur

Assur (As´uhr)

Ancient Assyria. In the OT, Assur refers to the nation or land of Assyria (Isa 10:5) or, by extension, to its eponymous ancestor (Gen 10:22; 1Chr 1:17).

Isa 10:5

Arrogant Assyria Also Judged
5Ah, Assyria, the rod of my anger—
the club in their hands is my fury!

Gen 10:22

22The descendants of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.

1Chr 1:17

17The descendants of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.

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