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HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Supposedly from the root פ־ו־שׁ(p-v-sh) or פ־י־שׁ(p-y-sh), meaning "to spring about".

PronunciationEdit

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Proper nounEdit

פִּישׁוֹן ‎(pishónm

  1. Pishon, a river of Eden.
    • Genesis 2:11, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      שֵׁם הָֽאֶחָד פִּישֹׁון הוּא הַסֹּבֵב אֵת כָּל־אֶרֶץ הַֽחֲוִילָה אֲשֶׁר־שָׁם הַזָּהָֽב׃
      The name of the first is Pishon; that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold;

Usage notesEdit

  • Only used once in the Bible, in the passage quoted above.

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