1521. Gichon
Strong's Concordance
Gichon: "a bursting forth," one of the rivers of Eden, also a spring near Jer.
Original Word: גִּיחוֹן
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Gichon
Phonetic Spelling: (ghee-khone')
Short Definition: Gihon
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from giach
Definition
"a bursting forth," one of the rivers of Eden, also a spring near Jer.
NASB Translation
Gihon (6).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
גִּיחוֺן proper name, of a river (a bursting forth) —

1 one of the rivers of Eden Genesis 2:13 (on theories of identity see Commentaries; also SmithDict. Bible Schaff-HerzogArt. Eden SpurrellText of Gen. on the passage RiHWB).

2 spring of water near Jerusalem: גִּחוֺן 1 Kings 1:33,38,45, מֵימֵי גִיחוֺן הָעֶלְיוֺן2Chronicles 32:30, לְגִיחוֺן בַּנַּחַל2Chronicles 33:14; — there are two main theories as to locality:

a. west of Jerusalem, connected with Birket Mamilla, and aqueduct into city RobBR i. 239, 345 ff. SurveyJerusalem and others;

b. east of Jerusalem = Fountain of the Virgin, FurrerSchenkel BL ii. 483 BdPal 101, or Siloah water-system GutheZPV, v., 1882, 359 ff.

גֵּיחֲזִי see below גַּיְא.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Gihon

Or (shortened) Gichown {ghee-khone'}; from giyach; stream; Gichon, a river of Paradise; also a valley (or pool) near Jerusalem -- Gihon.

see HEBREW giyach

Forms and Transliterations
בְּגִח֗וֹן בגחון גִּחֽוֹן׃ גִּיח֑וֹן גִיחוֹן֙ גחון׃ גיחון לְגִיח֨וֹן לגיחון bə·ḡi·ḥō·wn begiChon bəḡiḥōwn gi·ḥō·wn gî·ḥō·wn ḡî·ḥō·wn giChon giḥōwn gîḥōwn ḡîḥōwn lə·ḡî·ḥō·wn legiChon ləḡîḥōwn
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6 Occurrences


bə·ḡi·ḥō·wn — 1 Occ.
gî·ḥō·wn — 4 Occ.
lə·ḡî·ḥō·wn — 1 Occ.

Genesis 2:13
HEB: הַנָּהָ֥ר הַשֵּׁנִ֖י גִּיח֑וֹן ה֣וּא הַסּוֹבֵ֔ב
NAS: river is Gihon; it flows around
KJV: river [is] Gihon: the same [is] it that compasseth
INT: river of the second is Gihon he through

1 Kings 1:33
HEB: אֹת֖וֹ אֶל־ גִּחֽוֹן׃
NAS: and bring him down to Gihon.
KJV: and bring him down to Gihon:
INT: bring to Gihon

1 Kings 1:38
HEB: אֹת֖וֹ עַל־ גִּחֽוֹן׃
NAS: mule, and brought him to Gihon.
KJV: mule, and brought him to Gihon.
INT: and brought and to Gihon

1 Kings 1:45
HEB: הַנָּבִ֨יא לְמֶ֜לֶךְ בְּגִח֗וֹן וַיַּעֲל֤וּ מִשָּׁם֙
NAS: him king in Gihon, and they have come
KJV: him king in Gihon: and they are come up
INT: the prophet king Gihon have come there

2 Chronicles 32:30
HEB: מוֹצָ֞א מֵימֵ֤י גִיחוֹן֙ הָֽעֶלְי֔וֹן וַֽיַּישְּׁרֵ֥ם
NAS: of the waters of Gihon and directed
KJV: watercourse of Gihon, and brought it straight
INT: outlet of the waters of Gihon the upper and directed

2 Chronicles 33:14
HEB: דָּוִ֡יד מַעְרָבָה֩ לְגִיח֨וֹן בַּנַּ֜חַל וְלָב֨וֹא
NAS: on the west side of Gihon, in the valley,
KJV: on the west side of Gihon, in the valley,
INT: of David the west of Gihon the valley to the entrance

6 Occurrences

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