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And I gathered them together to the river that runs to Ahava; and there stayed we in tents three days: and I viewed the people, and the priests, and found there none of the sons of Levi.
the river that runneth (Ahava is supposed to be the river Adiava, which, with the Diava, is said by Ammianus to have given name to Adiabene, a province of Assyria, through which they flowed into the Tigris. These rivers were also called respectively, Anzabas and Zabas, the Caprus and Lycus of Ptolemy; the former of which he places, at its source, in long.
79 deg., lat.
1/2 deg., and at its junction with the Tigris, in long.
1/2 deg., lat.
Ezra 8:6 Of the sons also of Adin; Ebed the son of Jonathan, and with him fifty males.
; and the latter, at its source, in long
78 deg., lat.
39 deg.; and where it falls into the Tigris, in long.
79 deg., lat.
Ezra 8:36 And they delivered the king's commissions to the king's lieutenants, and to the governors on this side the river...
1/2 deg. They are now called the Great and Little Zab, or the Zabein, i.e. the two Zabs, which, says Ibn Haukal, 'are considerable streams, each about half as large as the Dejleh (or Tigris). They rise among the mountains of Azerbaijan: of these, the larger is that which runs towards Haditheh. These streams form part of the Tigris, and water the district of Semerah.'
Psalm 137:1 By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yes, we wept, when we remembered Zion.
Ezekiel 1:1 Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month...
Ezekiel 3:15 Then I came to them of the captivity at Telabib, that dwelled by the river of Chebar, and I sat where they sat...
Acts 16:13 And on the sabbath we went out of the city by a river side, where prayer was wont to be made; and we sat down...
Ezra 8:21,31 Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river of Ahava, that we might afflict ourselves before our God...
abode. Heb. pitched. and found
Ezra 8:2 Of the sons of Phinehas; Gershom: of the sons of Ithamar; Daniel: of the sons of David; Hattush.
Ezra 7:7,24 And there went up some of the children of Israel, and of the priests, and the Levites, and the singers, and the porters...
Strong's ConcordanceAnd I gathered them together to the river that runneth to Ahava; and there abode we in tents three days: and I viewed the people, and the priests, and found there none of the sons of Levi.
Topical BibleAbode Ahava Aha'va Assembled Camped Canal Checked Consider Encamp Encamped Flowing Flows Gather Gathered Levi Levites None Observed Priests Reviewed River Runneth Runs Sons Surveyed Tents Viewed Viewing
Ezra Chapter 8 Verse 15
Alphabetical: Ahava among and any assembled at camped canal checked days did find flows for found I Levites no not Now observed people priests river runs that the them there three to toward we When where
OT History: Ezra 8:15 I gathered them together to the river (Ezr. Ez)