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Ashtaroth @ a city of Bashan, in the kingdom of Og Deuteronomy:1:4; Joshua:12:4 Joshua:13:12 Joshua:9:10 ). It was in the half-tribe of Manasseh Joshua:13:12), and as a Levitical city was given to the Gershonites ( 1Chronicles:6:71). Uzzia, one of David's valiant men ( 1Chronicles:11:44), is named as of this city. It is identified with Tell Ashterah, in the Hauran, and is noticed on monuments B.C. 1700-1500. The name Beesh-terah Joshua:21:27) is a contraction for Beth-eshterah, i.e., "the house of Ashtaroth."
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