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Ashtaroth

Ashtaroth ăsh´tərŏth [key], Hebrew plural form of Ashtoreth, the name of the Canaanite fertility goddess and consort of Baal . Her name is vocalized in Greek as Astarte . She was worshiped at various local shrines. There are several references to her in the Bible.

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