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Map of Old Testament Israel - The Brook Kidron
The Brook Kidron
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River Kidron Wadi Sitti Maryam. flows South in valley between Jerusalem and Mt. of Olives, its lower course (Wadi en-Nar) going via Wilderness of Judah to Dead Sea. 2 Sam. 15. 23; 1 Kgs. 2. 37; 2 Kgs. 23. 4ff.; Jer. 31. 40; John 18. 1
2 Samuel 15:23 -
And all the country wept with a loud voice, and all the people passed over: the king also himself passed over the brook Kidron, and all the people passed over, toward the way of the wilderness.
1 Kings 2:37 - For it shall be, [that] on the day thou goest out, and passest over the brook Kidron, thou shalt know for certain that thou shalt surely die: thy blood shall be upon thine own head.
2 Kings 23:4 - And the king commanded Hilkiah the high priest, and the priests of the second order, and the keepers of the door, to bring forth out of the temple of the LORD all the vessels that were made for Baal, and for the grove, and for all the host of heaven: and he burned them without Jerusalem in the fields of Kidron, and carried the ashes of them unto Bethel.
Jeremiah 31:40 - And the whole valley of the dead bodies, and of the ashes, and all the fields unto the brook of Kidron, unto the corner of the horse gate toward the east, [shall be] holy unto the LORD; it shall not be plucked up, nor thrown down any more for ever.
John 18:1 - When Jesus had spoken these words, he went forth with his disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden, into the which he entered, and his disciples.
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