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habor


habor


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Habor 
  the  united  stream,  or  according  to  others  with  beautiful 
  banks,  the  name  of  a  river  in  Assyria,  and  also  of  the  district 
  through  which  it  flowed  (1  Chr.  5:26).  There  is  a  river  called 
  Khabur  which  rises  in  the  central  highlands  of  Kurdistan  and 
  flows  south-west  till  it  falls  into  the  Tigris,  about  70  miles 
  above  Mosul.  This  was  not  however,  the  Habor  of  Scripture. 
 
  There  is  another  river  of  the  same  name  (the  Chaboras)  which 
  after  a  course  of  about  200  miles,  flows  into  the  Euphrates  at 
  Karkesia  the  ancient  Circesium  This  was  there  can  be  little 
  doubt,  the  ancient  Habor. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Habor,  a  partaker;  a  companion