Map of Israel's Bodies of Water
for Print) (Freely Distributed)
Map of the Rivers,
Lakes and Seas in Ancient Israel
This map shows Palestine's
bodies of water. The rivers and streams from north to south are:
Leontes, Qishon, Yarmuk, Jordan, Far'a, Jabbok, Kanah, Aijalon, Qilt,
Sorek, es-Sant, Zephathah, Arnon, Sayyal, and Ghazzeh. The Lakes and
Seas are: Mediterranean, Lake Hula, Sea of Galilee, and the Dead
The Rivers in Israel mentioned
in the Bible include: Abana, Arnon, Chebar, Cherith, River of Egypt,
Euphrates, Gihon, Hiddekel, Jabbok, Jordan, Kanah, Kidron, Kishon,
Pharpar, Pison, Zared.
The Lakes and Seas mentioned in
the Bible include: Chinnereth (Sea of Galilee), The Great Sea
(Mediterranean), Waters of Merom, Salt Sea (Dead Sea)
Dimensions and Distances: Sea
of Galilee is 7 miles wide x 14 miles long. Dead Sea is 9.5 miles
wide x 48 miles long, the distance from the Sea of Galilee to the
Dead Sea is 65 miles.
Ps 95:5 - "The sea is his, and he
made it: and his hands formed the dry land."
The Bible Mentions the
Luke 8:23 - But as they
sailed he fell asleep: and there came down a storm of wind on the
lake; and they were filled [with water], and were in
- Then went the devils out of the man, and entered into the swine:
and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the lake,
and were choked.
- And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear
the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret,
Revelation 20:15 - And whosoever was not found written in
the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.
- And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the
fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing [their] nets.
- Now it came to pass on a certain day, that he went into a ship
with his disciples: and he said unto them, Let us go over unto the
other side of the lake. And they launched forth.
The Bible Mentions the
Nehemiah 9:6 - Thou,
[even] thou, [art] LORD alone; thou hast made heaven, the heaven of
heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all [things] that [are]
therein, the seas, and all that [is] therein, and thou
preservest them all; and the host of heaven worshippeth thee.
28:2 - Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyrus, Thus saith
the Lord GOD; Because thine heart [is] lifted up, and thou hast
said, I [am] a God, I sit [in] the seat of God, in the midst of the
seas; yet thou [art] a man, and not God, though thou
set thine heart as the heart of God:
17:12 - Woe to the multitude of many people, [which] make a
noise like the noise of the seas; and to the rushing
of nations, [that] make a rushing like the rushing of mighty waters!
27:27 - Thy riches, and thy fairs, thy merchandise, thy
mariners, and thy pilots, thy calkers, and the occupiers of thy
merchandise, and all thy men of war, that [are] in thee, and in all
thy company which [is] in the midst of thee, shall fall into the
midst of the seas in the day of thy ruin.
32:2 - Son of man, take up a lamentation for Pharaoh king of
Egypt, and say unto him, Thou art like a young lion of the nations,
and thou [art] as a whale in the seas: and thou camest
forth with thy rivers, and troubledst the waters with thy feet, and
fouledst their rivers.
27:33 - When thy wares went forth out of the seas,
thou filledst many people; thou didst enrich the kings of the earth
with the multitude of thy riches and of thy merchandise.
27:26 - Thy rowers have brought thee into great waters: the
east wind hath broken thee in the midst of the seas.
- Which stilleth the noise of the seas, the noise of
their waves, and the tumult of the people.
Leviticus 11:10 - And all that have not fins and scales in
the seas, and in the rivers, of all that move in the
waters, and of any living thing which [is] in the waters, they
[shall be] an abomination unto you:
1:10 - And God called the dry [land] Earth; and the
gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and
God saw that [it was] good.
Leviticus 11:9 - These shall ye eat of all that [are] in the
waters: whatsoever hath fins and scales in the waters, in the
seas, and in the rivers, them shall ye eat.
1:22 - And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and
multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let
fowl multiply in the earth.
- And falling into a place where two seas met, they
ran the ship aground; and the forepart stuck fast, and remained
unmoveable, but the hinder part was broken with the violence of the
15:8 - Their widows are increased to me above the sand of
the seas: I have brought upon them against the mother
of the young men a spoiler at noonday: I have caused [him] to fall
upon it suddenly, and terrors upon the city.
27:25 - The ships of Tarshish did sing of thee in thy
market: and thou wast replenished, and made very glorious in the
midst of the seas.
27:34 - In the time [when] thou shalt be broken by the
seas in the depths of the waters thy merchandise and all
thy company in the midst of thee shall fall.
Deuteronomy 33:19 - They shall call the people unto the
mountain; there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness: for
they shall suck [of] the abundance of the seas, and
[of] treasures hid in the sand.
- For thou hadst cast me into the deep, in the midst of the
seas; and the floods compassed me about: all thy billows and
thy waves passed over me.
135:6 - Whatsoever the LORD pleased, [that] did he in
heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep
28:8 - They shall bring thee down to the pit, and thou shalt
die the deaths of [them that are] slain in the midst of the
11:45 - And he shall plant the tabernacles of his palace
between the seas in the glorious holy mountain; yet he
shall come to his end, and none shall help him.
- The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, [and whatsoever]
passeth through the paths of the seas.
69:34 - Let the heaven and earth praise him, the seas,
and every thing that moveth therein.
27:4 - Thy borders [are] in the midst of the seas,
thy builders have perfected thy beauty.
- For he hath founded it upon the seas, and
established it upon the floods.
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