'River' in the Bible
A river went out from Eden to water the garden. From there it divided and became the source of four rivers.
The name of the second river is Gihon, which flows through the entire land of Cush.
The name of the third river is the Tigris, which runs east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.
On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, “I give this land to your offspring, from the brook of Egypt to the Euphrates River:
When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the Euphrates River became king in his place.
The fish in the Nile will die, the river will stink, and the Egyptians will be unable to drink water from it.”
The fish in the Nile died, and the river smelled so bad the Egyptians could not drink water from it. There was blood throughout the land of Egypt.
All the Egyptians dug around the Nile for water to drink because they could not drink the water from the river.
I will set your borders from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, and from the wilderness to the Euphrates River. For I will place the inhabitants of the land under your control, and you will drive them out ahead of you.
They set out from there and camped on the other side of the Arnon River, in the wilderness that extends from the Amorite border, because the Arnon was the Moabite border between Moab and the Amorites.
They stretch out like river valleys,like gardens beside a stream,like aloes the Lord has planted,like cedars beside the water.
Resume your journey and go to the hill country of the Amorites and their neighbors in the Arabah, the hill country, the Judean foothills, the Negev and the sea coast—to the land of the Canaanites and to Lebanon as far as the Euphrates River.
But you did not go near the Ammonites’ land, all along the bank of the Jabbok River, the cities of the hill country, or any place that the Lord our God had forbidden.
and I gave to the Reubenites and Gadites the area extending from Gilead to the Arnon Valley (the middle of the valley was the border) and up to the Jabbok River, the border of the Ammonites.
Every place the sole of your foot treads will be yours. Your territory will extend from the wilderness to Lebanon and from the Euphrates River to the Mediterranean Sea.
Your territory will be from the wilderness and Lebanon to the great Euphrates River—all the land of the Hittites—and west to the Mediterranean Sea.
Sihon king of the Amorites lived in Heshbon. He ruled over the territory from Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Valley, along the middle of the valley, and half of Gilead up to the Jabbok River (the border of the Ammonites),
Joshua said to all the people, “This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: ‘Long ago your ancestors, including Terah, the father of Abraham and Nahor, lived beyond the Euphrates River and worshiped other gods.
But I took your father Abraham from the region beyond the Euphrates River, led him throughout the land of Canaan, and multiplied his descendants. I gave him Isaac,
“Therefore, fear the Lord and worship Him in sincerity and truth. Get rid of the gods your fathers worshiped beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt, and worship Yahweh.
But if it doesn’t please you to worship Yahweh, choose for yourselves today the one you will worship: the gods your fathers worshiped beyond the Euphrates River or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living. As for me and my family, we will worship Yahweh.”
The river Kishon swept them away,the ancient river, the river Kishon.March on, my soul, in strength!
David also defeated Hadadezer son of Rehob, king of Zobah, who went to restore his control at the Euphrates River.
Hadadezer sent messengers to bring the Arameans who were across the Euphrates River, and they came to Helam with Shobach, commander of Hadadezer’s army, leading them.
After they had gone, Ahimaaz and Jonathan climbed out of the well and went and informed King David. They told him, “Get up and immediately ford the river, for Ahithophel has given this advice against you.”
Barzillai the Gileadite had come down from Rogelim and accompanied the king to the Jordan River to see him off at the Jordan.
“Keep an eye on Shimei son of Gera, the Benjaminite from Bahurim who is with you. He uttered malicious curses against me the day I went to Mahanaim. But he came down to meet me at the Jordan River, and I swore to him by the Lord: ‘I will never kill you with the sword.’
Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the Euphrates River to the land of the Philistines and as far as the border of Egypt. They offered tribute and served Solomon all the days of his life.
In the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria captured Samaria. He deported the Israelites to Assyria and settled them in Halah and by the Habor, Gozan’s river, and in the cities of the Medes.
The king of Assyria deported the Israelites to Assyria and put them in Halah and by the Habor, Gozan’s river, and in the cities of the Medes,
During his reign, Pharaoh Neco king of Egypt marched up to help the king of Assyria at the Euphrates River. King Josiah went to confront him, and at Megiddo when Neco saw him he killed him.
Now the king of Egypt did not march out of his land again, for the king of Babylon took everything that belonged to the king of Egypt, from the Brook of Egypt to the Euphrates River.
When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the Euphrates River ruled in his place.
They also settled in the east as far as the edge of the desert that extends to the Euphrates River, because their herds had increased in the land of Gilead.
So the God of Israel put it into the mind of Pul (that is, Tiglath-pileser) king of Assyria to take the Reubenites, Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh into exile. He took them to Halah, Habor, Hara, and Gozan’s river, where they are until today.
David also defeated King Hadadezer of Zobah at Hamath when he went to establish his control at the Euphrates River.
He ruled over all the kings from the Euphrates River to the land of the Philistines and as far as the border of Egypt.
and the rest of the peoples whom the great and illustrious Ashurbanipal deported and settled in the cities of Samaria and the region west of the Euphrates River.
This is the text of the letter they sent to him:To King Artaxerxes from your servants, the men from the region west of the Euphrates River:
The king sent a reply to his chief deputy Rehum, Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their colleagues living in Samaria and elsewhere in the region west of the Euphrates River:Greetings.
At that time Tattenai the governor of the region west of the Euphrates River, Shethar-bozenai, and their colleagues came to the Jews and asked, “Who gave you the order to rebuild this temple and finish this structure?”
This is the text of the letter that Tattenai the governor of the region west of the Euphrates River, Shethar-bozenai, and their colleagues, the officials in the region, sent to King Darius.
Therefore, you must stay away from that place, Tattenai governor of the region west of the Euphrates River, Shethar-bozenai, and your colleagues, the officials in the region.
I hereby issue a decree concerning what you must do, so that the elders of the Jews can rebuild the house of God:The cost is to be paid in full to these men out of the royal revenues from the taxes of the region west of the Euphrates River, so that the work will not stop.
Then Tattenai governor of the region west of the Euphrates River, Shethar-bozenai, and their colleagues diligently carried out what King Darius had decreed.
I, King Artaxerxes, issue a decree to all the treasurers in the region west of the Euphrates River:Whatever Ezra the priest, an expert in the law of the God of heaven, asks of you must be provided promptly,
I gathered them at the river that flows to Ahava, and we camped there for three days. I searched among the people and priests, but found no Levites there.
I proclaimed a fast by the Ahava River, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask Him for a safe journey for us, our children, and all our possessions.
We set out from the Ahava River on the twelfth day of the first month to go to Jerusalem. We were strengthened by our God, and He protected us from the power of the enemy and from ambush along the way.
I also said to the king: “If it pleases the king, let me have letters written to the governors of the region west of the Euphrates River, so that they will grant me safe passage until I reach Judah.
Next to them the repairs were done by Melatiah the Gibeonite, Jadon the Meronothite, and the men of Gibeon and Mizpah, who were under the authority of the governor of the region west of the Euphrates River.
They were snatched away before their time,and their foundations were washed away by a river.
God spares his soul from the Pit,his life from crossing the river of death.
But if they do not obey,they will cross the river of deathand die without knowledge.
Though the river rages, Behemoth is unafraid;he remains confident, even if the Jordan surges up to his mouth.
There is a river—its streams delight the city of God,the holy dwelling place of the Most High.
He turned the sea into dry land,and they crossed the river on foot.There we rejoiced in Him.
It sent out sprouts toward the Seaand shoots toward the River.
Deal with them as You did with Midian,as You did with Siseraand Jabin at the Kishon River.
The words of a man’s mouth are deep waters,a flowing river, a fountain of wisdom.
On that day the Lord will use a razor hired from beyond the Euphrates River—the king of Assyria—to shave the head, the hair on the legs, and to remove the beard as well.
the Lord will certainly bring against themthe mighty rushing waters of the Euphrates River—the king of Assyria and all his glory.It will overflow its channelsand spill over all its banks.
The waters of the sea will dry up,and the river will be parched and dry.
The reeds by the Nile, by the mouth of the river,and all the cultivated areas of the Nilewill wither, blow away, and vanish.
On that daythe Lord will thresh grain from the Euphrates Riveras far as the Wadi of Egypt,and you Israelites will be gathered one by one.
If only you had paid attention to My commands.Then your peace would have been like a river,and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.
For this is what the Lord says:I will make peace flow to her like a river,and the wealth of nations like a flood;you will nurse and be carried on her hipand bounced on her lap.
“Take the underwear that you bought and are wearing, and go at once to the Euphrates and hide it in a rocky crevice.”
About Egypt and the army of Pharaoh Neco, Egypt’s king, which was defeated at Carchemish on the Euphrates River by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon in the fourth year of Judah’s King Jehoiakim son of Josiah:
The swift cannot flee,and the warrior cannot escape!In the north by the bank of the Euphrates River,they stumble and fall.
That day belongs to the Lord, the God of Hosts,a day of vengeance to avenge Himselfagainst His adversaries.The sword will devour and be satisfied;it will drink its fill of their blood,because it will be a sacrifice to the Lord, the God of Hosts,in the northern land by the Euphrates River.
When you have finished reading this scroll, tie a stone to it and throw it into the middle of the Euphrates River.
?TsadeThe hearts of the people cry out to the Lord.Wall of Daughter Zion,let your tears run down like a riverday and night.Give yourself no reliefand your eyes no rest.
Again he measured off a third of a mile, and it was a river that I could not cross on foot. For the water had risen; it was deep enough to swim in, a river that could not be crossed on foot.
He asked me, “Do you see this, son of man?” Then he led me back to the bank of the river.
Every kind of living creature that swarms will live wherever the river flows, and there will be a huge number of fish because this water goes there. Since the water will become fresh, there will be life everywhere the river goes.
All kinds of trees providing food will grow along both banks of the river. Their leaves will not wither, and their fruit will not fail. Each month they will bear fresh fruit because the water comes from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be used for food and their leaves for medicine.”
A river of fire was flowing,coming out from His presence.Thousands upon thousands served Him;ten thousand times ten thousand stood before Him.The court was convened,and the books were opened.
On the twenty-fourth day of the first month, as I was standing on the bank of the great river, the Tigris,
Then I, Daniel, looked, and two others were standing there, one on this bank of the river and one on the other.
One of them said to the man dressed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, “How long until the end of these extraordinary things?”
Then I heard the man dressed in linen, who was above the waters of the river. He raised both his hands toward heaven and swore by Him who lives eternally that it would be for a time, times, and half a time. When the power of the holy people is shattered, all these things will be completed.
Even the wild animals cry out to You,for the river beds are dried up,and fire has consumedthe pastures of the wilderness.
On that day people will come to youfrom Assyria and the cities of Egypt,even from Egypt to the Euphrates Riverand from sea to seaand mountain to mountain.
The river gates are opened,and the palace erodes away.
Are you better than Thebesthat sat along the Nilewith water surrounding her,whose rampart was the sea,the river her wall?
I will cut off the chariot from Ephraimand the horse from Jerusalem.The bow of war will be removed,and He will proclaim peace to the nations.His dominion will extend from sea to sea,from the Euphrates Riverto the ends of the earth.
and they were baptized by him in the Jordan River as they confessed their sins.
The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem were flocking to him, and they were baptized by him in the Jordan River as they confessed their sins.
He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. When the flood came, the river crashed against that house and couldn’t shake it, because it was well built.
But the one who hears and does not act is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. The river crashed against it, and immediately it collapsed. And the destruction of that house was great!”
On the Sabbath day we went outside the city gate by the river, where we thought there was a place of prayer. We sat down and spoke to the women gathered there.
say to the sixth angel who had the trumpet, “Release the four angels bound at the great river Euphrates.”
From his mouth the serpent spewed water like a river flowing after the woman, to sweep her away in a torrent.
But the earth helped the woman. The earth opened its mouth and swallowed up the river that the dragon had spewed from his mouth.
The sixth poured out his bowl on the great river Euphrates, and its water was dried up to prepare the way for the kings from the east.
Then he showed me the river of living water, sparkling like crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb
down the middle of the broad street of the city. The tree of life was on both sides of the river, bearing 12 kinds of fruit, producing its fruit every month. The leaves of the tree are for healing the nations,
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