Egypt, Brook of

Egypt, Brook of

The Wadi el-Arish, a valley in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt with a seasonal stream that flows into the Mediterranean (Num 34:5; Josh 15:4; 1Kgs 8:65; 2Kgs 24:7; 2Chr 7:8; Isa 27:12). It marked the traditional southwestern border of the land of Canaan (and of the claims of Judah or, in Ezek 48:28, Gad), the northern border being either the Entrance of Hamath or the Euphrates. The River of Egypt in Gen. 15:18 was apparently the same, as was probably Shihor (1Chr 13:5) and the Brook of the Arabah (Amos 6:14).

Num 34:5

5the boundary shall turn from Azmon to the Wadi of Egypt, and its termination shall be at the Sea.

Josh 15:4

4passes along to Azmon, goes out by the Wadi of Egypt, and comes to its end at the sea. This shall be your south boundary.

1Kgs 8:65

65So Solomon held the festival at that time, and all Israel with him—a great assembly, people from Lebo-hamath to the Wadi of Egypt—before the Lord our God, sev ... View more

2Kgs 24:7

7The king of Egypt did not come again out of his land, for the king of Babylon had taken over all that belonged to the king of Egypt from the Wadi of Egypt to t ... View more

2Chr 7:8

8At that time Solomon held the festival for seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great congregation, from Lebo-hamath to the Wadi of Egypt.

Isa 27:12

12On that day the Lord will thresh from the channel of the Euphrates to the Wadi of Egypt, and you will be gathered one by one, O people of Israel.

Ezek 48:28

28And adjoining the territory of Gad to the south, the boundary shall run from Tamar to the waters of Meribath-kadesh, from there along the Wadi of Egypt to the ... View more

1Chr 13:5

5So David assembled all Israel from the Shihor of Egypt to Lebo-hamath, to bring the ark of God from Kiriath-jearim.

Amos 6:14

14Indeed, I am raising up against you a nation,
O house of Israel, says the Lord, the God of hosts,
and they shall oppress you from Lebo-hamath
to the Wadi Arab ... View more

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