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Smith's Bible Dictionary
Ash'erah. (straight). The name of a Phoenician goddess, or rather of the idol itself, (Authorized Version, "grove"). Asherah is closely connected with Ashtoreth and her worship, Judges 3:7. Compare Judges 2:3; Judges 6:25; 1 Kings 18:19. Ashtoreth being, perhaps, the proper name of the goddess, whilst Asherah is the name of her image or symbol, which was of wood. See Judges 6:25-30; 2 Kings 23:14.
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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Asherah'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/a/asherah.html. 1901.