Definitions

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  • proper noun biblical A king of Judah.
  • proper noun A male given name first used by Puritans.

Etymologies

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From Hebrew אָסָא ('asa', "doctor, healer").

Examples

  • ‘She is to be called Asa Copperhair,’ I pronounced, for from the beginning you wore a crown of gold-red hair that rivaled the firelight.

    Raven Speak

  • There is fire on the Mountain - Asa: Can't you all see the fire?

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • ‘She is to be called Asa Copperhair,’ I pronounced, for from the beginning you wore a crown of gold-red hair that rivaled the firelight.

    Raven Speak

  • ‘She is to be called Asa Copperhair,’ I pronounced, for from the beginning you wore a crown of gold-red hair that rivaled the firelight.

    Raven Speak

  • There is fire on the Mountain - Asa: Can't you all see the fire?

    I am ass Invaded!

  • ‘She is to be called Asa Copperhair,’ I pronounced, for from the beginning you wore a crown of gold-red hair that rivaled the firelight.

    Raven Speak

  • The best and holiest men have been betrayed for a time into sins, but through repentance have risen again; and as Asa is pronounced a good man (2Ch 15: 17), it may be presumed that he also was restored to a better state of mind.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • The Ethiopians had invaded them in Asa's time; but they shall be destroyed rather than Israel shall be disturbed.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • Israel (as in Asa's time, 2 Chron.xiv. 9), must now be reckoned with:

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • In Arkansas, Tim Hutchinson, whose brother Asa was a congressman and is now an undersecretary in the Department of Homeland Security, lost his Senate seat to the state attorney general, Mark Pryor, son of the former Arkansas governor and senator David Pryor.

    In Praise of Nepotism

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