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pison in the Bible

Babylonian, the current, broad-flowing, one of the "four heads" into which the river which watered the garden of Eden was divided (Gen. 2:11). Some identify it with the modern Phasis, others with the Halys, others the Jorak or Acampis, others the Jaab, the Indus, the Ganges, etc.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • The Scripture says that the pison compasses the land of Havilah.

    Creation and Its Records B.H. Baden-Powell
  • An' he kisses her, an' cries over her, and then he teks the pison, and dies.

  • Pisum sativum was cultivated by the Greeks in the time of Theophrastus.1652 They called it pisos, or pison.

    Origin of Cultivated Plants Alphonse De Candolle
  • She's taken enough physic now to pison a four-year-old gander.

    Mrs. Tree Laura E. Richards
  • Near that isle of Mistorak, upon the left side, nigh to the river of pison, is a marvellous thing.

  • James of Vitry supposed pison to come out of the terrestrial paradise.

    Astronomical Myths John F. Blake
  • “Kept the pison from running right through him, mate,” growled Buck, with a look of sympathy at the injured lad.

    Dead Man's Land George Manville Fenn
  • There is, indeed, no direct evidence to show that this branch bore a name resembling pison.

    Creation and Its Records B.H. Baden-Powell
  • You're a friend o' Joe Clark's, and for all I know he may ha' paid you to pison it.

    The White Cat W.W. Jacobs
  • Just pick his we'pins out of his girdle, and mind that pison hatchet pipe, the least scratch means death!

    The Treasure of Pearls Gustave Aimard

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