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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2313 - חִדֶּקֶל
Hiddekel = “rapid”
1) one of the rivers of Eden which coursed east toward Assyria; better known as the Tigris (the LXX equivalent)
חִדֶּקֶל [Hiddekel], pr.n. of the river Tigris, Genesis 2:14; Daniel 10:14. Called by the Aramean s דִּגְלָא, ܕܩܶܠܰܬ, Arabic دَجْاَةُ, دِجْاَةُ, Zend. Tegˊer, Pehlev. Tegˊera; whence both the Greek name Tigris, and the Aramean and Arabic forms have arisen. In the Hebrew, ח is prefixed, as is the case in the word חַשְׁמַנִּים and others. [In Thes. the prefix is taken to be חַד active, vehement, rapid; so that this name would be pleonastic: Tegˊer having a similar meaning.]
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