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Asherah

Asherah (ăsh´ərə) or Asheroth (-rŏth), Canaanite fertility goddess and the wooden cult symbol that represented her. She is the consort of El in the Ugaritic texts. Several passages in the Bible may refer to the planting of a tree as a symbol of Asherah, or the setting up of a wooden object as an asherah—the Hebrew words for "tree" and "wood" are the same.

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Asherah

Asherah. A Canaanite goddess and a wooden cult figure. Asherah was the mother Goddess and apparently the consort to El, the father and creator of the gods.

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Asherah

Asherah a Canaanitish goddess; a tree-trunk or wooden post symbolizing this goddess, found in high places devoted to the worship of Baal.

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