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Sihor

Sihor [N] [E] [H]

(dark ), accurately Shihor, once The Shihor, or Shihor of Egypt, when unqualified a name of the Nile. It is held to signify "the black" or "turbid." In Jeremiah the identity of Shihor with the Nile seems distinctly stated. ( Jeremiah 2:18 ) The stream mentioned in ( 1 Chronicles 13:5 ) is possibly that of the Wadi l Areesh .


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Sihor'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.