Word Summary
Ashdod: a city of the Philistines
Original Word: אַשְׁדּוֹד
Transliteration: Ashdod
Phonetic Spelling: (ash-dode')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: a city of the Philistines
Meaning: Ashdod -- a city of the Philistines
Strong's Concordance

From shadad; ravager; Ashdod, a place in Palestine -- Ahdod.

see HEBREW shadad


H795. Ashdod

אַשְׁדּוֺדproper name, of a location Ashdod (Assyrian Asdudu, COTGloss DlPa 289; Thes MV derive from √ שׁדד‎ q. v.) a powerful city of the Philistines on Mediterranean Sea, west from Jerusalem, modern Esdûd, Joshua 11:22; 15:46-47, (where assigned to Judah) 1 Samuel 5:5-6, (but strike out Dr compare ᵐ5‎) 6:17; Amos 1:8; 3:9; Zephaniah 2:4; Zechariah 9:6; Isaiah 20:1; Jeremiah 25:20; 2 Chronicles 26:6 with ָ ה‎ locative 1 Samuel 5:1; Isaiah 20:1; א ׳אַנְשֵׁי1 Samuel 5:7; apparently = territory of Ashdod 2 Chronicles 26:6 בְּאַשְׁדּוֺד עָרִים וַיִּבְנֶה‎. (compare SurveyJ, 442.)