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Gihon


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1. One of the four rivers in Eden (Gen. 2: 13).

2. A spring in Jerusalem which supplied water to the city; the scene of the anointing of Solomon (1 Kgs. 1: 33). Hezekiah in 701 bce had a tunnel constructed to convey water from the spring to the pool of Siloam (2 Kgs. 20: 20; 2 Chron. 32: 30).

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