Ezekiel 47:8-11 NIV

8 He said to me, "This water flows toward the eastern region and goes down into the Arabah,a1 where it enters the Sea.b When it empties into the Sea,c the water there becomes fresh.2

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    • b 47:8 - Or "the Jordan Valley"
    • c 47:8 - That is, the Dead Sea
    • d 47:8 - That is, the Dead Sea
      9 Swarms of living creatures will live wherever the river flows. There will be large numbers of fish, because this water flows there and makes the salt water fresh; so where the river flows everything will live.3

      References for Ezekiel 47:9

      10 Fishermen4 will stand along the shore; from En Gedi5 to En Eglaim there will be places for spreading nets.6 The fish will be of many kinds7--like the fish of the Great Sea.d8

      References for Ezekiel 47:10

        • e 47:10 - That is, the Mediterranean; also in verses 15, 19 and 20
          11 But the swamps and marshes will not become fresh; they will be left for salt.9

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