Tigris (Ti´gris)

River, one of the two major rivers (the other is the Euphrates) that nourished an extensive floodplain providing the physical basis for the rise of civilization in the ancient Near East. In (Gen 2:14), it is identified as the third river “which flows east of Assyria” running out of Eden. It was designated also as the location in which Daniel received a major vision (Dan 10:4).

Gen 2:14

14The name of the third river is Tigris, which flows east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.

Dan 10:4

4On the twenty-fourth day of the first month, as I was standing on the bank of the great river (that is, the Tigris),

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