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  • Deborah Hurn

    January 4, 2021 at 10:58 am

    Here are all the Bible quotes for Shur/Shihor/Sihor:

    (Gen 16:7 JPS) And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur.

    (Gen 20:1 JPS) And Abraham journeyed from thence toward the land of the South, and dwelt between Kadesh and Shur; and he sojourned in Gerar.

    (Gen 25:18 JPS) And they dwelt from Havilah unto Shur that is before Egypt, as thou goest toward Asshur: over against all his brethren he did settle.

    (Exo 15:22 JPS) And Moses led Israel onward from the Red Sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness, and found no water.

    (1Sa 15:7 JPS) And Saul smote the Amalekites, from Havilah as thou goest to Shur, that is in front of Egypt.

    (1Sa 27:8 JPS) And David and his men went up, and made a raid upon the Geshurites, and the Gizrites, and the Amalekites; for those were the inhabitants of the land, who were of old, as thou goest to Shur, even unto the land of Egypt.

    (Jos 13:3 JPS) from the Shihor, which is before Egypt, even unto the border of Ekron northward – which is counted to the Canaanites; the five lords of the Philistines: the Gazite, and the Ashdodite, the Ashkelonite, the Gittite, and the Ekronite; also the Avvim

    (Jos 19:26 JPS) and Allam-melech, and Amad, and Mishal; and it reached to Carmel westward, and to Shihor-libnath.

    (1Ch 13:5 JPS) So David assembled all Israel together, from Shihor the brook of Egypt even unto the entrance of Hamath, to bring the ark of God from Kiriath-jearim.

    (Isa 23:3 JPS) And on great waters the seed of Shihor, the harvest of the Nile, was her revenue; and she was the mart of nations.

    (Jer 2:18 JPS) And now what hast thou to do in the way to Egypt, to drink the waters of Shihor? Or what hast thou to do in the way to Assyria, to drink the waters of the River?