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Genesis 2:13 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Cush.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the name of the second river [is] Gihon: the same [is] it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The name of the second river is Gihon; it flows around the whole land of Cush.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the name of the second river [is] Gihon: the same that compasseth the whole land of Cush.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the name of the second river is Gihon: that is it which surrounds the whole land of Cush.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, the name of the second river, is Gihon,—the same, is that which surroundeth all the land of Cush.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the name of the second river [is] Gibon, it [is] that which is surrounding the whole land of Cush;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the name of the second river is Gehon: the same is it that compasseth all the land of Ethiopia.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the name of the second riuer [is] Gihon: the same [is] it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the name of the second river is Geon, this it is which encircles the whole land of Ethiopia.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the name of the second river [is] Gichon: the same [is] it that compasseth the whole land of Kush.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the name 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
of the second 8145
{8145} Prime
שֵׁנִי
sheniy
{shay-nee'}
From H8138; properly double, that is, second; also adverbially again.
river 5104
{5104} Prime
נָהָר
nahar
{naw-hawr'}
From H5102; a stream (including the sea; especially the Nile, Euphrates, etc.); figuratively, prosperity.
[is] Gn גִּיחוֹן: 1521
{1521} Prime
גִּיחוֹן
Giychown
{ghee-khone'}
From H1518; stream; Gichon, a river of Paradise; also a valley (or pool) near Jerusalem.
the same x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
[is] it that compasseth 5437
{5437} Prime
סָבַב
cabab
{saw-bab'}
A primitive root; to revolve, surround or border; used in various applications, literally and figuratively.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the whole x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
land 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
of C כּוּשׁ. 3568
{3568} Prime
כּוּשׁ
Kuwsh
{koosh}
Probably of foreign origin; Cush (or Ethiopia), the name of a son of Ham, and of his territory; also of an Israelite.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Gihon:
The Araxes, which runs into the Caspian sea.

Ethiopia:
Heb. Cush, The country of the ancient Cussaei.
Genesis 10:6 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.
Isaiah 11:11 And it shall come to pass in that day, [that] the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.
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