Asa: Fit for a King

Asa name meaning is "healer". Asa was a biblical King of Judah.

The meaning of Asa is “healer”

Royalty in the Bible get a lot of notice, for either the good they did, or their failures. King Asa was said to be “wholly true to the LORD all his days” despite his failures, which is admirable (to say the least!)


Original Language + Form: Hebrew אסא

Range of Meanings: Commonly accepted to mean “healer”, but definitive meaning unknown.

Concept: unknown

References or Context: King Asa was the third king of the kingdom of Judah and his reign is dated some where between 913-869 BC (a total of 41 years). 1 Kings 15:14 says, “the heart of Asa was wholly true to the LORD all his days.” A more complete story of Asa can be found in 2 Chronicles 14-16.

And Asa did what was good and right in the eyes of the Lord his God. He took away the foreign altars and the high places and broke down the pillars and cut down the Asherim and commanded Judah to seek the Lord, the God of their fathers, and to keep the law and the commandment. He also took out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the incense altars. And the kingdom had rest under him. He built fortified cities in Judah, for the land had rest. He had no war in those years, for the Lord gave him peace.

2 Chronicles 14:2-6

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