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        called by the Accadians id Idikla; i.e., "the river of Idikla",
        the third of the four rivers of Paradise (Gen. 2:14). Gesenius
        interprets the word as meaning "the rapid Tigris." The Tigris
        rises in the mountains of Armenia, 15 miles south of the source
        of the Euphrates, which, after pursuing a south-east course, it
        joins at Kurnah, about 50 miles above Bassorah. Its whole length
        is about 1,150 miles.
Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'Hiddekel' Eastons Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.

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