|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
(n.) The edge, margin, or border of a steep place, as of a precipice; a bank or edge, as of a river or pit; a verge; a border; as, the brink of a chasm. Also Fig.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
brink: saphah, or sepheth = "the lip," "margin," "bank," "edge" (Genesis 41:3 Exodus 2:3; Exodus 7:15); qatseh, or qetseh = "an extremity," "border," "brim" (Joshua 3:8, 15 Isaiah 19:7 Daniel 12:5).
Brink (11 Occurrences)
Genesis 41:3 Behold, seven other cattle came up after them out of the river, ugly and thin, and stood by the other cattle on the brink of the river. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS)
Genesis 41:17 Pharaoh spoke to Joseph, "In my dream, behold, I stood on the brink of the river: (WEB JPS ASV)
Exodus 2:3 And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink. (KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV)
Exodus 7:15 Get thee unto Pharaoh in the morning; lo, he goeth out unto the water; and thou shalt stand by the river's brink against he come; and the rod which was turned to a serpent shalt thou take in thine hand. (KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV)
Deuteronomy 2:36 From Aroer, which is by the brink of the river of Arnon, and from the city that is by the river, even unto Gilead, there was not one city too strong for us: the LORD our God delivered all unto us: (KJV WBS)
Joshua 3:8 You shall command the priests who bear the ark of the covenant, saying,'When you come to the brink of the waters of the Jordan, you shall stand still in the Jordan.'" (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV)
Joshua 3:15 and when they that bare the ark were come unto the Jordan, and the feet of the priests that bare the ark were dipped in the brink of the water ( for the Jordan overfloweth all its banks all the time of harvest, ) (ASV JPS RSV)
Proverbs 5:14 I have come to the brink of utter ruin, in the midst of the gathered assembly." (WEB NIV)
Isaiah 19:7 The meadows by the Nile, by the brink of the Nile, and all the sown fields of the Nile, will become dry, be driven away, and be no more. (WEB JPS ASV RSV)
Ezekiel 47:6 And he said unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen this? Then he brought me, and caused me to return to the brink of the river. (KJV WBS)
Daniel 12:5 Then I, Daniel, looked, and behold, there stood other two, the one on the brink of the river on this side, and the other on the brink of the river on that side. (WEB ASV)