River - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

River

[ 1,,G4215, potamos ]
denotes
(a) a stream," Luke 6:48-Luke 6:49;
(b) "a flood or floods," Matthew 7:25, Matthew 7:27;
(c) "a river," natural, Matthew 3:6, RV; Mark 1:5; Acts 16:13; 2 Corinthians 11:26, RV (AV, "waters"); Revelation 8:10; Revelation 9:14; Revelation 16:4, Revelation 16:12; symbolical, Revelation 12:15 (1st part), RV, "river" (AV, "flood"); so Revelation 12:16; Revelation 22:1-Revelation 22:2 (cp. Genesis 2:10; Ezek. 47); figuratively, John 7:38, "the effects of the operation of the Holy Spirit in and through the believer." See FLOOD, WATER.

Note: For potamophoretos in Revelation 12:15, See FLOOD, B.

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