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" And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads. The name of the first is Pison : that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold ; and the gold of that land is good... "
An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time - Page 6
by Universal history - 1779
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A Commentary on the Five Books of Moses:: With a Dissertation ..., Volume 1

Richard Kidder - 1694 - 1052 pages
...together, and anfwer : viz. Gen. . ii,i . The name of the 'frfl is Pifon, that is // which compaffeth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold : and the gold of that land is good: there is Bdellium , and _ the Qnyx-ftone. 'Tis pretended that thefe are the words of one who lived in Chaldœa, where...
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An Essay Towards a Natural History of the Earth, and Terrestrial Bodies ...

John Woodward - 1723 - 304 pages
...fecond Chapter*. * Gen. n, TfceName of the fojl River is Pifon: " 12, that is it wjjich compajjeth the whole Land of Havilah, where there is Gold. And...the Gold of that Land is good : there is Bdellium and the Onyx-ftone. fie fpeaks here, I grant, only in the Prefent Prefent Tenfe, there is Gold : but...
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The travels of the late Charles Thompson esq; 3 vols

Charles Thompson (fict. name.) - 1744
...four Heads. The name of the firft is Pifon ; that is it which compajfeth the whole land of Havilab, where there is gold. And the gold of that land is good : there is bdellium and the onyx-jlone. And the name of the fecond river is Gihon : the fame is it that compaffetb the...
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A Natural History of Nevis, and the Rest of the English Leeward Charibee ...

William Smith (Revd. Mr.) - 1745 - 318 pages
...parted, and became into four Heads. 'J'he Name of the fir/I is Pifon : And that if it ivbic-h compajjetb Havilah, where there is Gold, and the Gold of that Land is good; there is. Bdellium, and the Onyx Stone. And the name of the fecond is Gihon, the fame is it -which compa/eth the Land of...
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The Scripture-theory of the Earth: Throughout All Its Revolutions, and All ...

William Worthington - 1773 - 502 pages
...tranflations run in the prefent tenfe, as being the moft proper. So we tranflate - The land of Havilab, where there is gold. And the gold of that land is good: There is bdellium, and, the onyx-Jione. Gen. ii. 11, 12. It is not faid there 'ftere any fuch productions there originally....
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Miscellaneous Tracts

Arthur O'Leary - 1781 - 397 pages
...the. following words : " The name of the " firft river is Pifon ; that is it which compaff" eth the land of Havilah, where there is gold; " and the gold of that land is good : and there " is bdellium and the onyx-ftone." By gold, doubtlefs, he muft mean charity or patience....
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Miscellaneous tracts

Arthur O'Leary - 1781 - 397 pages
...in the following words : " The name of the " firft river is Pifon; that is it which compafT" eth the land of Havilah, where there is gold : ** and the gold of that la/id is good : and there ** is bdellium and the onyx-ftone." By gold, doubtlefs, he muft mean charity...
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Money; its nature, history, uses, and responsibilities

Money - 1799
...Scriptures. The sacred historian, speaking of the river Pison, probably the Euphrates, says, " It compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold, and the gold of that land is good." Abraham is said to have been rich " in cattle, in silver, and in gold;" and Job beautifully exclaims,...
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The Works of Philo Judaeus: On the creation of the world; On the allegories ...

Philo (of Alexandria.) - 1800
...of the one is Pheison. That is the one which encircles the whole land of Evilat There is the country where there is gold, and the gold of that land is good. There also are the carbuncle and the sapphire stone. And the name of the second river ia Gihon ; this is...
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An historical geography of the Old and New Testament, Volume 1

Edward Wells - 1801
...faid facred hlftorian : The name of the firjl (namely, river) is Pifon : that is it, which compaffetb the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold ; and...the gold of that land is good : there is bdellium and the onyx* jione. From hence it is evident, that, in order to find out the river 9. Pifon, we muft...
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