Brook

“A torrent. (1.) Applied to small streams, as the Arnon, Jabbok,” “etc. Isaiah (15:7) speaks of the “book of the willows,” probably” the Wady-el-Asha. (2.) It is also applied to winter torrents “(Job 6:15; Num. 34:5; Josh. 15:4, 47), and to the torrent-bed or” wady as well as to the torrent itself (Num. 13:23; 1 Kings “17:3). (3.) In Isa. 19:7 the river Nile is meant, as rendered in” the Revised Version.

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