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The name of the third river is Tigris; it flows east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.

Lexicon

Verse part Definition: Part of speech: Strong's: Hebrew: Transliteration:
The name a name Noun H8034 וְשֵׁ֨ם ve·shem
of the third third (an ord. number) Adjective H7992 הַשְּׁלִישִׁי֙ ha·she·li·shi
river a stream, river Noun H5104 הַנָּהָ֤ר han·na·har
is Tigris; Hiddekel, ancient name of a Mesopotamian river Noun H2313 חִדֶּ֔קֶל chid·de·kel,
it flows to go, come, walk Verb H1980 הַֽהֹלֵ֖ךְ ha·ho·lech
east front, east Noun H6926 קִדְמַ֣ת kid·mat
of Assyria. the second son of Shem, also the people of Asshur, also the land of Assyr. Noun H804 אַשּׁ֑וּר a·shur;
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And the fourth fourth Adjective H7243 הָֽרְבִיעִ֖י ha·re·vi·'i
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Four: The world, four is the global number

The number "four" has a global or relates to the world. There are some common and similar expressions in the Scripture, which are "the four winds of the heavens" or "the four corners of the earth" or "the four ends of the heavens."  Each of these expressions relate to the earth or the world in a collective manner. In the book of Daniel chapter 2, one reads about a dream which Nebuchadnezzar dreamed. In this dream, he saw an image set up and this image had four distinct parts. Each of these parts represented an empire which ruled over the world.

In the book of Deuteronomy chapter 22, Israel is told to make a four-corner garment and place a tzitzit upon each corner. The tzitzit represents the Biblical commandments of the Torah (see Numbers chapter 15). These commandments are understood as being a framework for life in this world, as when one dies, the tzitzit are removed from one's four corner garment for burial. 

In the books of Ezekiel and Revelation, one encounters the four beasts, which are in the heavens and never cease to praise HaShem. It is understood that the four beasts who continuously say, "Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God of Hosts, Who was and is and is to come" (see Revelation 4:6-9) are related to the will of God for all the world (His creation). In a similar manner, one of the Seraphim called to another saying, "Holy, Holy, Holy, is the Lord of Hosts, all of the earth (shall be) with His Glory." 

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river a stream, river Noun H5104 וְהַנָּהָ֥ר ve·han·na·har
is the Euphrates. a river of W. Asia Noun H6578 פְרָֽת׃ fe·rat.

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Assyria

ASSYRIAa-sir'-i-a:I. GEOGRAPHYII. EARLY HISTORYIII. CLIMATE AND PRODUCTIONSIV. POPULATIONV. TRADE AND LAWVI. ARTVII. MECHANICSVIII. FURNITURE, POTTERY AND EMBROIDERYIX. LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND SCIENCEX. GOVERNMENT AND ARMYXI. RELIGIONXII. EXCAVATIONSXIII. CHRONOLOGYXIV. HISTORY1. Early Period2. The Older Empire3. The Second Empire4. Last Period and Fall of... View Details

Euphrates River

EUPHRATESu-fra'-tez (perath; Euphrates, "the good and abounding river"):The longest (1,780 miles) and most important stream of Western Asia, generally spoken of in the Old Testament as "the river" (Exodus 23:31 Deuteronomy 11:24).Its description naturally falls into 3 divisions-the upper, middle and lower. The upper division traverses the mountainous plateau... View Details

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New American Standard Bible The name of the third river is Tigris; it flows east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.
King James Bible The And the name of the third river is Tigris; Hiddekel: that is it flows which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.
Interlinear The name of the third river is Tigris; it flows east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.