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Translation of Genesis 2:11
The name of the first is Pishon. It encircles the whole land Havilah, in which (there is) gold.
... It encircles the whole Earth circle, in which (there is) gold.
It remarks that Earth is spherical and that there is gold in its bowels.
"Pishon" means "increase".
Name proposed riddle "Pishon" (increase).
Does God proposes us a riddle about spiritual meaning of Pishon? Trade winds enclose the entire Earth. Is it related?
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