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Rivers


1. Source of. Job 28:10; Ps 104:8,10.

2. Enclosed within banks. Da 12:5.

3. Flow through valleys. Ps 104:8,10.

4. Some of

a. Great and mighty. Ge 15:18; Ps 74:15.

b. Deep. Eze 47:5; Zec 10:11.

c. Broad. Isa 33:21.

d. Rapid. Jdj 5:21.

e. Parted into many streams. Ge 2:10; Isa 11:5.

5. Run into the sea. Ec 1:7; Eze 47:8.

6. God’s power over, unlimited. Isa 50:2; Na 1:4.

7. Useful for

a. Supplying drink to the people. Jer 2:18.

b. Commerce. Isa 23:3.

c. Promoting vegetation. Ge 2:10.

d. Bathing. Ex 2:5.

8. Baptism often performed in. Mt 3:6.

9. Of Canaan abounded with fish. Le 11:9,10.

10. Banks of

a. Covered with flags. Ex 2:3,5.

b. Planted with trees. Eze 47:7.

c. Frequented by doves. Song 5:12.

d. Frequented by wild beasts. Jer 49:19.

e. Places of common resort. Ps 137:1.

f. Frequently overflowed. Jos 3:15; 1Ch 12:15.

g. Peculiarly fruitful. Ps 1:3; Isa 32:20.

11. Gardens often made beside. Nu 24:6.

12. Cities often built beside. Ps 46:4; 137:1.

13. Often the boundaries of kingdoms. Jos 22:25; 1Ki 4:24.

14. Mentioned in scripture

a. Of Eden. Ge 2:10.

b. Of Jotbath. De 10:7.

c. Of Ethiopia. Isa 18:1.

d. Of Babylon. Ps 137:1.

e. Of Egypt. Ge 15:18.

f. Of Damascus. 2Ki 5:12.

g. Of Ahava. Ezr 8:15.

h. Of Judah. Joe 3:18.

i. Of Philippi. Ac 16:13.

j. Abana. 2Ki 5:12.

k. Arnon. De 2:36; Jos 12:1.

l. Chebar. Eze 1:1,3; 10:15,20.

m. Euphrates. Ge 2:14.

n. Gihon. Ge 2:13.

o. Gozan. 2Ki 17:6; 1Ch 5:26.

p. Hiddekel. Ge 2:14.

q. Jabbok. De 2:37; Jos 12:2.

r. Jordan. Jos 3:8; 2Ki 5:10.

s. Kanah. Jos 16:8.

t. Kishon. Jdj 5:21.

u. Pharpar. 2Ki 5:12.

v. Pison. Ge 2:11.

w. Ulai. Da 8:16.

15. Many, fordable in some places. Ge 32:22; Jos 2:7; Isa 16:2.

16. Illustrative

a. Of the abundance of grace in Christ. Isa 32:2; Joh 1:16.

b. Of the gifts and graces of the Holy Spirit. Ps 46:4; Isa 41:18; 43:19,20; Joh 7:38,39.

c. Of heavy afflictions. Ps 69:2; Isa 43:2.

d. Of abundance. Job 20:17; 29:6.

e. Of people flying from judgments. Isa 23:10.

f. (Steady course of,) of peace of saints. Isa 66:12.

g. (Fruitfulness of trees planted by,) of the permanent prosperity of saints. Ps 1:3; Jer 17:8.

h. (Drying up of,) of God’s judgments. Isa 19:1-8; Jer 51:36; Na 1:4; Zec 10:11.

i. (Overflowing of,) of God’s judgments. Isa 8:7,8; 28:2,18; Jer 47:2.