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Lexicon :: Strong's H1521 - gîḥôn

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גִּיחוֹן
Transliteration
gîḥôn
Pronunciation
ghee-khone'
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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 345a

Strong’s Definitions

גִּיחוֹן Gîychôwn, ghee-khone'; or (shortened) גִּחוֹן Gichôwn; from H1518; stream; Gichon, a river of Paradise; also a valley (or pool) near Jerusalem:—Gihon.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H1521 in the following manner: Gihon (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H1521 in the following manner: Gihon (6x).
  1. Gihon = "bursting forth"

    1. one of the four rivers of the Garden of Eden

    2. a spring near Jerusalem where the anointing and proclaiming of Solomon as king took place

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גִּיחוֹן Gîychôwn, ghee-khone'; or (shortened) גִּחוֹן Gichôwn; from H1518; stream; Gichon, a river of Paradise; also a valley (or pool) near Jerusalem:—Gihon.
STRONGS H1521:
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 הָעֶלְיוֺן 2 Chronicles 32:30, לְגִיחוֺן בַּנַּחַל 2 Chronicles 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.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

2:13

1 Kings

1:33; 1:38; 1:45

2 Chronicles

32:30; 33:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1521 matches the Hebrew גִּיחוֹן (gîḥôn),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:13 - The name of the second river is Gihon; H1521 it [fn]flows around the whole land of Cush.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:33 - The king said to them, “Take with you the servants of your lord, and have my son Solomon ride on my own mule, and bring him down to Gihon. H1521
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:38 - So Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet, Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the Cherethites, and the Pelethites went down and had Solomon ride on King David’s mule, and brought him to Gihon. H1521
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:45 - “Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet have anointed him king in Gihon, H1521 and they have come up from there rejoicing, so that the city is in an uproar. This is the noise which you have heard.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:30 - It was Hezekiah who stopped the upper outlet of the waters of Gihon H1521 and directed them to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all that he did.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:14 - Now after this he built the outer wall of the city of David on the west side of Gihon, H1521 in the valley, even to the entrance of the Fish Gate; and he encircled the Ophel with it and made it very high. Then he put army commanders in all the fortified cities of Judah.

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