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Watercourse

WATERCOURSE

wo'-ter-kors:

(1) 'aphiq (Ezekiel 6:3; 31:12; 32:6; 34:13; 35:8; 36:4,6), the King James Version "river," elsewhere "stream," "channel," or "brook."

(2) 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) yabhal, 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 yubhal, "rivers" (Jeremiah 17:8); yubhal, "Jubal" (Genesis 4:21); 'ubhal, "the river Ulai" (Daniel 8:2,3,6).

(4) te`alah, "channel," the King James Version "watercourse" (Job 38:25); elsewhere "conduit," "the conduit of the upper pool" (2 Kings 18:17; Isaiah 7:3; 36:2).

(5) tsinnor, "watercourse," the King James Version "gutter" (2 Samuel 5:8).

See BROOK; RIVER; STREAM; WATERFALL.

Alfred Ely Day


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