Watercourse
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WATERCOURSE

wo'-ter-kors:

(1) 'aphiq (Ezekiel 6:3; Ezekiel 31:12; Ezekiel 32:6; Ezekiel 34:13; Ezekiel 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; Isaiah 36:2).

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

See BROOK; RIVER; STREAM; WATERFALL.

Alfred Ely Day

Strong's Hebrew
2988. yabal -- watercourse, stream
... 2987, 2988. yabal. 2989 . watercourse, stream. Transliteration: yabal Phonetic
Spelling: (yaw-bawl') Short Definition: running. ... watercourse, stream. ...
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8585. t'alah -- a watercourse
... a watercourse. Transliteration: t'alah Phonetic Spelling: (teh-aw-law') Short
Definition: conduit. conduit, cured, healing, little river, trench, watercourse ...
/hebrew/8585.htm - 5k

8585a. tealah -- a watercourse
... 8585, 8585a. tealah. 8585b . a watercourse. Transliteration: tealah
Short Definition: conduit. Word Origin from alah Definition ...
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Library

One Fold and one Shepherd
... The king's quick eye had seen a practical path for scaling the cliffs up some
watercourse, where there might be projections or vegetation to pull oneself up by ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/one fold and one shepherd.htm

The City of the "Elegant Gate"[*]
... Wherever the Chinese, at least in this part of the Empire, can find a watercourse,
by cultivation they will turn the most barren soil into a garden. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/fagg/forty years in south china/iii the city of the.htm

Letter iii. To Rufinus the Monk.
... clouds. [46] No watercourse pleasant to the view supplies his wants, but
from the Lord's side he drinks the water of life. [47] Place ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/letter iii to rufinus the.htm

The Water of Life;
... water. For though the channel or watercourse in which the water runs is
the same, yet the waters themselves are always new. That ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/the water of life.htm

Sargon of Assyria (722-705 BC )
... Shatt Umm-el-Jemal; according to Delattrc, the Kerkha; the account of the campaign
under consideration would lead me to recognise in it a watercourse like the ...
/.../chapter iiisargon of assyria 722-705.htm

Thesaurus
Watercourse (6 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia WATERCOURSE. wo ... Alfred Ely Day. Multi-Version
Concordance Watercourse (6 Occurrences). Deuteronomy ...
/w/watercourse.htm - 10k

Tilled (6 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 21:4 and the elders of that city shall bring down the heifer unto an
ever-flowing watercourse, which is not tilled, nor is it sown, and shall break ...
/t/tilled.htm - 8k

Ever-flowing (4 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 21:4 and the elders of that city shall bring down the heifer unto an
ever-flowing watercourse, which is not tilled, nor is it sown, and shall break ...
/e/ever-flowing.htm - 7k

Peleg (8 Occurrences)
... Arabia. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. PELEG. pe'-leg (pelegh, "watercourse,"
"division"): A son of Eber, and brother of Joktan. The ...
/p/peleg.htm - 10k

Watercourses (14 Occurrences)

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Kishon (6 Occurrences)
... ki'-shon, kish'on (qishon; Keison): The "watercourse" or "torrent stream" along
the banks of which the great battle was fought between Israel, led by Deborah ...
/k/kishon.htm - 12k

Overflowing (54 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Job 38:25 Who hath divided a watercourse for the overflowing of waters,
or a way for the lightning of thunder; (KJV WBS). Job ...
/o/overflowing.htm - 23k

Water-brooks (6 Occurrences)
Water-brooks. Water, Water-brooks. Watercourse . Multi-Version Concordance ...
(DBY). Water, Water-brooks. Watercourse . Reference Bible.
/w/water-brooks.htm - 8k

Waterfall
... It occurs also in 2 Samuel 5:8, translated "watercourse," the King James Version
"gutter." Compare (tsanteroth), "spouts" (Zechariah 4:12). ...
/w/waterfall.htm - 7k

Tarsus (5 Occurrences)
... 527-65 AD) attempted to provide by cutting a new channel, starting a short distance
North of the city, to divert the surplus water into a watercourse which lay ...
/t/tarsus.htm - 30k

Concordance
Watercourse (6 Occurrences)

Deuteronomy 21:4
and the elders of that city shall bring down the heifer unto an ever-flowing watercourse, which is not tilled, nor is it sown, and shall break the heifer's neck there in the watercourse;
(DBY)

Deuteronomy 21:6
And all the elders of that city, that are nearest unto him that is slain, shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck is broken in the watercourse,
(DBY)

2 Samuel 5:8
David said on that day, "Whoever strikes the Jebusites, let him get up to the watercourse, and strike the lame and the blind, who are hated by David's soul." Therefore they say, "The the blind and the lame can't come into the house."
(WEB ASV DBY YLT)

2 Chronicles 32:30
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon, and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.
(KJV WBS)

Job 38:25
Who hath divided a watercourse for the overflowing of waters, or a way for the lightning of thunder;
(KJV WBS)

Proverbs 21:1
The king's heart is in Yahweh's hand like the watercourses. He turns it wherever he desires.
(Root in WEB JPS ASV NIV)

Subtopics

Watercourse

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Tunnel (2 Occurrences)

Bank (28 Occurrences)

Bed (142 Occurrences)

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Smites (10 Occurrences)

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Lightning (49 Occurrences)

Lame (35 Occurrences)

Palace (194 Occurrences)

Smiting (76 Occurrences)

Reach (63 Occurrences)

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David's (142 Occurrences)

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Blind (91 Occurrences)

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