wel'-spring (maqor):

Usually "spring" or "fountain" (figuratively), translated "wellspring" only in two passages: "Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it" (Proverbs 16:22); "The wellspring of wisdom is as a flowing brook" (Proverbs 18:4). See Burroughs, Pepacton, p. 35; WELL.

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