Ashurites

Ashurites

(ăsh`ərīts), unidentified people mentioned in the Bible. There are two possible interpretations: (1) the Geshurites, as the Vulgate indicates, or (2) the house of Asher.
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Soon after Saul and Jonathan died in battle against the Philistines, Abner son of Ner, Saul's army commander, had taken Ish-bosheth son of Saul and brought him across to Mahanaim and made him king over Gilead, the Ashurites, Jezreel, Ephraim, and Benjamin [and] over all Israel (II Sam.