Word Summary
ashur or ashurim: perhaps boxwood (a kind of wood)
Original Word: אֲשֻׁר
Transliteration: ashur or ashurim
Phonetic Spelling: (ash-oor')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: perhaps boxwood (a kind of wood)
Meaning: the cedar tree, some other light elastic wood
Strong's Concordance

Contracted for t'ashshuwr; the cedar tree or some other light elastic wood -- Ashurite.

see HEBREW t'ashshuwr


H839. ashur

or ashurim תְּאַשּׁוּרnoun feminine box-tree (on form compare Sta§ 267) Isaiah 41:19; 60:13; Ezekiel 27:6 (compare above) a small evergreen tree about 20 feet high, growing on Lebanon, Bo TristrNat. Hist. Bib 339, so ᵑ7 ᵑ9‎ RV. (Others sherbîn, a species of cedar distinguished by the smallness of its cones and the upward direction of its branches, compare Thes Rob-Ges.)