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Nile, the River


1. Empties itself into the Mediterranean Sea by seven streams. Isa 11:15.

2. Called

a. The river. Ge 41:1,3.

b. The Egyptian sea. Isa 11:15.

c. The stream of Egypt. Isa 27:12.

d. Sihor. Jos 13:3; Jer 2:18.

3. Abounded in

a. Crocodiles. Eze 29:3.

b. Fish. Ex 7:21; Eze 29:4.

c. Reeds and flags. Isa 19:6,7.

4. Annual overflow of its banks alluded to. Jer 46:8; Am 8:8; 9:5.

5. The Egyptians

a. Took great pride in. Eze 29:9.

b. Carried on extensive commerce by. Isa 23:3.

c. Bathed in. Ex 2:5.

d. Drank of. Ex 7:21,24.

e. Punished by failure of its waters. Isa 19:5,6.

f. Punished by destruction of its fish. Isa 19:8.

6. Remarkable events connected with

a. Male children drowned in. Ex 1:22.

b. Moses exposed on its banks. Ex 2:3.

c. Its waters turned into blood. Ex 7:15,20.

d. Miraculous generation of frogs. Ex 8:3.