- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: Yes
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H1878 Used 2 times
- H1880 Used 8 times
- H4480 Used 1 time
- H6083 Used 1 time
- H6368 Used 2 times
- H665 Used 22 times
- H666 Used 2 times
- G4700 Used 3 times
- G5077 Used 1 time
The ashes on the altar of burnt offering were gathered into a cavity in its surface. The ashes of a red heifer burnt entire, according to regulations prescribed in Numbers 19, had the ceremonial efficacy of purifying the unclean, (Hebrews 9:13) but of polluting the clean. [SACRIFICE] Ashes about the person, especially on the head, were used as a sign of sorrow. [MOURNING]
ASH'ES, noun plural Without the singular number.
1. The earthy particles of combustible substances remaining after combustion; as of wood or coal.
2. The remains of the human body when burnt. Hence figuratively, a dead body or corpse.
3. In scripture, ashes is used to denote vileness, meanness, frailty, or humiliation.
I who am but dust and ashes Genesis 18:27.
I abhor myself and repent in dust and ashes Job 42:6.
ASH'-FIRE, noun A low fire used in chimical operations.
ASH'-HOLE, noun A repository for ashes; the lower part of a furnace.
ASH'-LAR, noun Common or free stones, as they come from the quarry, of different lengths, breadths and thicknesses.