Sihor

Sihor [N] [H] [S]

(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.

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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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[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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

Sihor [N] [E] [S]

black; trouble (the river Nile)
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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Bibliography Information

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

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.

SIHOR

si'-hor.

See SHIHOR.


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