Chebar

Chebar (Kee´bahr)

A watercourse in Babylonia. The Chebar canal was the scene of Ezekiel’s vision and of a Jewish settlement in sixth-century BCE Babylonia (Ezek 1:13; Ezek 3:15; Ezek 3:23; Ezek 10:15; Ezek 10:20; Ezek 10:22; Ezek 43:3). The Jewish settlement of Tel Aviv (Akkadian Til Abubi) was located on this canal (Ezek 3:15), an important irrigation channel near the city of Nippur.

Ezek 1:13

13In the middle of the living creatures there was something that looked like burning coals of fire, like torches moving to and fro among the living creatures; t ... View more

Ezek 3:15

15I came to the exiles at Tel-abib, who lived by the river Chebar. And I sat there among them, stunned, for seven days.

Ezek 3:23

23So I rose up and went out into the valley; and the glory of the Lord stood there, like the glory that I had seen by the river Chebar; and I fell on my face.

Ezek 10:15

15The cherubim rose up. These were the living creatures that I saw by the river Chebar.

Ezek 10:20

20These were the living creatures that I saw underneath the God of Israel by the river Chebar; and I knew that they were cherubim.

Ezek 10:22

22As for what their faces were like, they were the same faces whose appearance I had seen by the river Chebar. Each one moved straight ahead.

Ezek 43:3

3The vision I saw was like the vision that I had seen when he came to destroy the city, and like the vision that I had seen by the river Chebar; and I fell upon ... View more

Ezek 3:15

15I came to the exiles at Tel-abib, who lived by the river Chebar. And I sat there among them, stunned, for seven days.

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