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This article is about human woman who seduced Samyaza and Azazel. For Arabian god Aster, see Attar.

Iṣṭihr (Arabic: إسطهر also spelt as إصطهر, IPA: "ʔ̬isˠt̬ˠihr", anglicised as Aster) is the woman who seduced the two angels Samyaza (Harut) and Azazel (Marut), and gave the birth of the first Nephilim.

Sometimes indenified with as Queen of Sheba and Lilith. It might to be Astaroth in disguise.

Due to her bad deed she punished and turned into a planet which known today as Venus.

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