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Genesis 2:13

Context
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The name of the second river is Gihon; it runs through 1  the entire land of Cush. 2 

XREF

Ge 10:6; Isa 11:11

NET © Notes

tn Heb “it is that which goes around.”

sn Cush. In the Bible the Hebrew word כּוּשׁ (kush, “Kush”) often refers to Ethiopia (so KJV, CEV), but here it must refer to a region in Mesopotamia, the area of the later Cassite dynasty of Babylon. See Gen 10:8 as well as E. A. Speiser, Genesis (AB), 20.



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