Joshua 3:16

Overview - Joshua 3
Joshua comes to Jordan.
The officers instruct the people for their passage.
The Lord encourages Joshua.
Joshua encourages the people.
14 The water of Jordan are divided.
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Joshua 3:16  (King James Version)
That the waters which came down from above stood and rose up upon an heap very far from the city Adam, that is beside Zaretan: and those that came down toward the sea of the plain, even the salt sea, failed, and were cut off: and the people passed over right against Jericho.

rose up
13 ; Psalms 29:10 ; 77:19 114:3 Matthew 8:26 Matthew 8:27 ; 14:24-33

1 Kings 4:12

1 Kings 7:46

the salt sea.
15:2 Genesis 14:3 ; Numbers 34:3 ; Deuteronomy 3:17
The passage through the Red Sea took place in the night, when the Israelites were fleeing from the Egyptians with great trepidation: but they passed Jordan in the day-time, with previous warning, leisurely, directly opposite to Jericho, and with a triumphant defiance of the Canaanites; this passage into the promised land evidently typifying the believer's passage through death to heaven.