New International Version
The name of the third river is the Tigris; it runs along the east side of Ashur. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.
King James Bible
And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is Euphrates.
Darby Bible Translation
And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which flows forward toward Asshur. And the fourth river, that is Euphrates.
World English Bible
The name of the third river is Hiddekel: this is the one which flows in front of Assyria. The fourth river is the Euphrates.
Young's Literal Translation
and the name of the third river is Hiddekel, it is that which is going east of Asshur; and the fourth river is Phrat.
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There is bdellium (בדלח bedolach) and the onyx stone, אבן השהם eben hashshoham - Bochart thinks that the bedolach or bdellium means the pearl-oyster; and shoham is generally understood to mean the onyx, or species of agate, a precious stone which has its name from ονυξ a man's nail, to the color of which it nearly approaches. It is impossible to say what is the precise meaning of the original words; and at this distance of time and place it is of little consequence.
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The Tigris. toward the east of. or, eastward to.
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The name of the second river is the Gihon; it winds through the entire land of Cush.
The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.
On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram and said, "To your descendants I give this land, from the Wadi of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates--
the Babylonians and all the Chaldeans, the men of Pekod and Shoa and Koa, and all the Assyrians with them, handsome young men, all of them governors and commanders, chariot officers and men of high rank, all mounted on horses.
On the twenty-fourth day of the first month, as I was standing on the bank of the great river, the Tigris,
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