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Watercourse

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wô´tẽr - kōrs : (1) אפיק , 'āphı̄ḳ ( Ezekiel 6:3 ; Ezekiel 31:12 ; Ezekiel 32:6 ; Ezekiel 34:13 ; Ezekiel 35:8 ; Ezekiel 36:4 , Ezekiel 36:6 ), the King James Version "river," elsewhere "stream," "channel," or "brook." (2) פּלג , pelegh (Proverbs 21:1 ). "The king's heart is in the hand of Yahweh as the watercourses," the King James Version "rivers," elsewhere "streams" or "rivers." (3) יבל , yābhāl , ע ֿ2 יבלינ מים , yibheley mayim , "watercourses" (English Versions of the Bible) (Isaiah 44:4 ); in Isaiah 30:25 , English Versions of the Bible has "streams of water"; compare יוּבל , yūbhāl , "rivers" (Jeremiah 17:8 ); יוּבל , yūbhāl , "Jubal" (Genesis 4:21 ); אוּבל , 'ūbhal , "the river Ulai" (Daniel 8:2 , Daniel 8:3 , Daniel 8:6 ). (4) תּעלה , te‛ālāh , "channel," the King James Version "watercourse" (Job 38:25 ); elsewhere "conduit," "the conduit of the upper pool" (2 Kings 18:17 ; Isaiah 7:3 ; Isaiah 36:2 ). (5) צנּור , cinnōr , "watercourse," the King James Version "gutter" (2 Samuel 5:8 ). See BROOK ; RIVER ; STREAM ; WATERFALL .


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Watercourse'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/isb/w/watercourse.html. 1915.

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