(correctly Shi'hor) black; dark the name given to the river Nile in Isaiah 23:3 ; Jeremiah 2:18 . In Joshua 13:3 it is probably "the river of Egypt", i.e., the Wady el-Arish ( 1 Chronicles 13:5 ), which flows "before Egypt", i.e., in a north-easterly direction from Egypt, and enters the sea about 50 miles south-west of Gaza.
black; trouble (the river Nile)
(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 .