Nile River in Easton's Bible Dictionary
dark; blue, not found in Scripture, but frequently referred to
in the Old Testament under the name of Sihor, i.e.,
stream" (Isa. 23:3; Jer. 2:18) or simply "the river"
Ex. 1:22, etc.) and the "flood of Egypt" (Amos 8:8).
of two rivers, the White Nile, which takes its rise in
Victoria Nyanza, and the Blue Nile, which rises in the
Abyssinian Mountains. These unite at the town of
whence it pursues its course for 1,800 miles, and
falls into the
Mediterranean through its two branches, into which it
a few miles north of Cairo, the Rosetta and the
(See EGYPT -T0001137.)