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Pharpar

Pharpar [N] [H] [S]

swift, one of the rivers of Damascus ( 2 Kings 5:12 ). It has been identified with the 'Awaj, "a small lively river." The whole of the district watered by the 'Awaj is called the Wady el-'Ajam, i.e., "the valley of the Persians", so called for some unknown reason. This river empties itself into the lake or marsh Bahret Hijaneh, on the east of Damascus. One of its branches bears the modern name of Wady Barbar, which is probably a corruption of Pharpar.

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Pharpar". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Pharpar [N] [E] [S]

that produces fruit
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Pharpar'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Pharpar [N] [E] [H]

(swift ), the second of the "two rivers of Damascus" --Abana and Pharpar --alluded to by Naaman. ( 2 Kings 5:18 ) The two principal streams in the district of Damascus are the Barada and the Awaj, the former being the Abana and the latter the Pharpur. The Awaj rises on the southeast slopes of Hermon, and flows into the most southerly of the three lakes or swamps of Damascus.


[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 'Pharpar'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

PHARPAR

far'-par (parpar; Septuagint:

Codex Vaticanus Apharpha; Codex Alexandrinus Pharphara): A river of Damascus, mentioned in 2 Kings 5:12, along with the Abana or Amana.e and James, Psalms of Solomon. xliv; Nicolas. Doctrines religieuses des juifs, 48. See ABANAH.


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'PHARPAR'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.