Sunday, July 09, 2017

The rivers of Israel

GEOGRAPHY: In Photos: The Rivers of Israel (Brandon Marlon, Jewish Breaking News). A nice photo essay for a Sunday morning.

The Bible mentions many, but not all, of these rivers. Fun fact: According to 1 Enoch 13, Enoch had his Merkavah vision at the waters of Dan:
And I went off and sat down at the waters of Dan, in the land of Dan, to the south of the west of Hermon: I read their petition till I fell 8 asleep. And behold a dream came to me, and visions fell down upon me, and I saw visions of chastisement, and a voice came bidding (me) I to tell it to the sons of heaven, and reprimand them.

(Charles translation)
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