Asshur in the Bible
Son of Shem, and ancestor of the Assyrians
- Genesis 10:11 Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah,
- Genesis 10:22 The children of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.
- 1 Chronicles 1:17 The sons of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram, and Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Meshech.
- Ezekiel 32:22 Asshur is there and all her company: his graves are about him: all of them slain, fallen by the sword: