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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Easton's Bible Dictionary

A torrent.

1. Applied to small streams, as the Arnon, Jabbok, etc. Isaiah (15:7) speaks of the "book of the willows," probably the Wady-el-Asha.

2. It is also applied to winter torrents (Job 6:15; Numbers 34:5; Joshua 15:4, 47), and to the torrent-bed or wady as well as to the torrent itself (Numbers 13:23; 1 Kings 17:3).

3. In Isaiah 19:7 the river Nile is meant, as rendered in the Revised Version.

Naves Topical Index

See River

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BROOK, noun [Gr. to rain, to pour, to flow.] A small natural stream of water, or a current flowing from a spring or fountain less than a river. In some parts of America, run is used in a like sense; but run is also applied to larger streams than brook

BROOK, verb transitive [Gr. to eat, to grind the teeth.] Literally, to chew or digest, as the Fr. digerir. Hence,

To bear; to endure; to support; as, young men cannot brook restraint.

BROOK'-LIME, noun [brook and lime.] A plant, a species of Veronica, called becabunga, with blue flowers in loose lateral spikes.

BROOK'-MINT, noun The water mint.

BROOK'-WEED, noun A plant, water pimpernel, the Samolus.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BROOK'Y, adjective Abounding with brooks.