Asher – fortunate, happy

Asher was the eighth son of Jacob, and the ninth point of the ancient English lectures of the original points that formed the basis of the system of Speculative Science, in allusion to the twelve tribes of Israel. Intrusting the candidate with the mysteries, was symbolized by the tribe of Asher, as it was said that he was an inheritor of richness and royal dainties . Genesis 49:20 Benedictions promised to the tribe of Asher… Deuteronomy 33:24,25

Biblical References

Genesis 49:20

Out of Asher his bread shall be fat, and he shall yield royal dainties.

Deuteronomy 33:24,25

24 And of Asher he said, Let Asher be blessed with children; let him be acceptable to his brethren, and let him dip his foot in oil. 25 Thy shoes shall be iron and brass; and as thy days, so shall thy strength be.

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