חדקל

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חִדֶּקֶל ‎(khidekel)

  1. Tigris (river in Southwest Asia)
    • Genesis 2:14, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וְשֵׁם הַנָּהָר הַשְּׁלִישִׁי חִדֶּקֶל הוּא הַֽהֹלֵךְ קִדְמַת אַשּׁוּר וְהַנָּהָר הָֽרְבִיעִי הוּא פְרָֽת׃
      And the name of the third river is Tigris; that is it which goeth toward the east of Asshur. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.
    • Daniel 10:4, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וּבְיֹום עֶשְׂרִים וְאַרְבָּעָה לַחֹדֶשׁ הָרִאשׁוֹן וַאֲנִי הָיִיתִי עַל יַד הַנָּהָר הַגָּדֹול הוּא חִדָּֽקֶל׃
      And in the four and twentieth day of the first month, as I was by the side of the great river, which is Tigris,

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