Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The name of the third river is
Tigris; it flows east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.
On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying,
To your descendants I have given this land,
the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates:
Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘From ancient times your fathers lived beyond the
River, namely, Terah, the father of Abraham and the father of Nahor, and they served other gods.
Now he sent Judah before him to Joseph, to point out the way before him to
Goshen; and they came into the land of Goshen.
When Balaam saw that it
pleased the Lord to bless Israel, he did not go as at other times to seek omens but he set his face toward the wilderness.
2 Kings 12:17
Hazael king of Aram went up and fought against Gath and captured it, and Hazael set his face to go up to Jerusalem.
ask for the way to Zion, turning their faces in its direction; they will come that they may join themselves to the Lord in an everlasting covenant that will not be forgotten.
When the days were approaching for
His ascension, He was determined to go to Jerusalem;