Ashur Probably Came From “shachar; black”

Source: Ashur (Bible Hub) 2020 A.D

“And after that Hezron was dead in Calebephratah, then Abiah Hezron’s wife bare him Ashur the father of Tekoa.” – 1 Chronicles 2:24

From the source:

Ashur: Probably from shachar; black; Ashchur, an IsraeliteAshur.

Names in ancient times often represented physical features or unique characteristics that an individual displayed. This name could indicate this individual was an extremely dark-skinned individual.

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