Asa

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Via Late Latin Asa from Koine Greek Ἀσά (Asá) from Biblical Hebrew אָסָא(ʾĀsāʾ), from Aramaic אָסְיָא(ʾāsyā, physician, doctor, healer), from Akkadian 𒀀𒍪 (A.ZU /asû/) from Sumerian 𒀀𒍪 (A.ZU /azu/, physician, healer); compare Classical Syriac ܐܵܣܝܵܐ(ʾāsyā, healer, physician, medical doctor) whence Arabic آسٍ(ʾāsin).

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Asa

  1. (biblical) Asa of Judah, a king of Judah mentioned in the Books of Kings.
  2. A male given name from Hebrew first used by Puritans.

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Asa

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あさ

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Etymology[edit]

From Koine Greek Ἀσά (Asá) from Biblical Hebrew אָסָא(ʾĀsāʾ), from Aramaic אָסְיָא(ʾāsyā, physician, doctor, healer), from Akkadian 𒀀𒍪 (A.ZU /asû/) from Sumerian 𒀀𒍪 (A.ZU /azu/, physician, healer); compare Classical Syriac ܐܵܣܝܵܐ(ʾāsyā, healer, physician, medical doctor) whence Arabic آسٍ(ʾāsin).

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Asa m (indeclinable) (Late Latin, Ecclesiastical Latin, biblical)

  1. Asa:
    1. A male given name of historical usage, notably borne by Asa of Judah, a king of Judah mentioned in the Books of Kings
      • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate III Book of Kings.15.8–11:
        Et dormivit Abiam cum patribus suis, et sepelierunt eum in civitate David, regnavitque Asa filius ejus pro eo. In anno ergo vigesimo Jeroboam regis Israel regnavit Asa rex Juda. Et quadraginta et uno anno regnavit in Jerusalem. Nomen matris ejus Maacha, filia Abessalom. Et fecit Asa rectum ante conspectum Domini, sicut David pater ejus.
        And Abiam slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David, and Asa his son reigned in his stead. So in the twentieth year of Jeroboam king of Israel, reigned Asa king of Juda. And he reigned one and forty years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Maacha, the daughter of Abessalom. And Asa did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, as did David his father.

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