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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... "
The Works of Philo Judaeus: On the creation of the world; On the allegories ... - Page 71
by Philo (of Alexandria.) - 1800
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Historical and Critical Illustrations of the First Part of Genesis, Volume 1

Peter von Bohlen - 1862
...xxvi. 2. 3 "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 : there is bdellium and the onyx-stone." Gen. ii. 11, 12. each document adheres to a characteristic set...
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Journal of Sacred Literature, Volume 14

1862
...gold is in Gen. ii. 11, 12, where we read that the river Pison " compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold ; and the gold of that land is good." The next actual mention of gold is in the time of Abraham, who " was very rich in cattle, in silver,...
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Nugae Criticae: Occasional Papers Written at the Seaside

Sir John Skelton - 1862 - 492 pages
...by Eve in Paradise. And no one of the blessed rivers not even " Pison which compasseth Havilah where there is gold, and the gold of that land is good, and bdellium and the onyx stone" was more beautiful than this ragged Scotch stream is today, on...
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The Journal of sacred literature, ed. by J. Kitto. [Continued as ..., Volume 14

John Kitto - 1862
...gold is in Gen. ii. 11, 12, where we read that the river Pison " compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold ; and the gold of that land is good." The next actual mention of gold is in the time of Abraham, who " was very rich in cattle, in silver,...
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The Journal of Sacred Literature and Biblical Record

1862
...gold is in Gen. ii. 11, 12, where we read that the river Pison " compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold; and the gold of that land is good." The next actual mention of gold is in the time of Abraham, who " was very rich in cattle, in silver,...
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The antidiluvian history and narrative of the flood, as set forth in the ...

Elias De la Roche Rendell - 1864
...four heads. The name of the first is Pison : that is it which encompasseth the whole land of 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 second river is Gihon: the same is it which encompasseth...
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Genesis: its authenticity and authority discussed, the first eleven chapters

Henry Girdlestone - 1864 - 204 pages
...countries watered by them. Nor is that all, but even their production down to such minutia3 as these : " There is gold, and the gold of that land is good. There is bdellium and the onyx stone. Is this relevant to the grand and brief surrounding context ? Is this...
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A History of American Manufactures, from 1608 to 1860: Exhibiting ..., Volume 1

John Leander Bishop, Edwin Troxell Freedley, Edward Young - 1864
...informs us that one of the rivers which watered the garden of Eden compassed "the land of Havilah, where there is gold, and the gold of that land is good." In the early ages of the world, Gold and Silver, and especially Copper, pure or alloyed, subserved...
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The Pentateuch and Book of Joshua Critically Examined

John William Colenso - 1865
...we find in various Jehovistic passages. It is this writer who tells us of 1 the land of Havilah, where there is gold ; and the gold of that land is good ; there is bdellium and the onyx-etone,' ii.11,12. It is he who refers to instruments of music, iv.21, to '...
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The United Presbyterian Magazine

1865
...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 : there is bdellium and the onyx-stone. And the name of the second river is Gihon : the same is it that compasseth...
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