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when used with reference to Jordan, signifies in the writings of Moses the west side of the river, as he wrote on the east bank ( Genesis 50:10 Genesis 50:11 ; Deuteronomy 1:1 Deuteronomy 1:5 ; Deuteronomy 3:8 Deuteronomy 3:20 ; 4:46 ); but in the writings of Joshua, after he had crossed the river, it means the east side ( Joshua 5:1 ; 12:7 ; 22:7 ).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Beyond". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .