Pishon; Pison


pi'-shon pi'-son (pishon; the King James Version):

A river of EDEN (which see), said to compass the whole land of Havilah where there is gold, bdellium and onyx stone (Genesis 2:11), most probably identified with the Karun River which comes down from the mountains of Media and formerly emptied into the Persian Gulf.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'PISHON; PISON'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.