• Jordan River - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_River The Jordan River or River Jordan (Arabic: نَهْر الْأُرْدُنّ ‎, Nahr al-Urdunn, Hebrew: נְהַר הַיַּרְדֵּן ‎, Nahar ha-Yarden; Classical Syriac: ܢܗܪܐ ܕܝܘܪܕܢܢ ‎), also known as Nahr Al Sharieat (Arabic: نهر الشريعة ‎), is a 251-kilometre-long (156 mi) river in the Middle East that flows roughly north to south through the Sea of Galilee ...
  • Jordan River | river, Middle East | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/place/Jordan-River The Jordan River has three principal sources, all of which rise at the foot of Mount Hermon. The longest of those is the Ḥāṣbānī, which rises in Lebanon, near Ḥāṣbayyā, at an elevation of 1,800 feet (550 metres). From the east, in Syria, flows the Bāniyās River. Between the two is the Dan River, the waters of which are particularly fresh.
  • Jordan River (Utah) - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utah_River The Jordan River, in the state of Utah, United States, is a river about 51 miles (82 km) long.Regulated by pumps at its headwaters at Utah Lake, it flows northward through the Salt Lake Valley and empties into the Great Salt Lake.Four of Utah's six largest cities border the river: Salt Lake City, West Valley City, West Jordan and Sandy.More than a million people live in the Jordan Subbasin ...
  • Jordan River « See The Holy Land

    www.seetheholyland.net/jordan-river The Jordan River runs through the land and history of the Bible, giving its waters a spiritual significance that sets it aside from other rivers.. The Jordan is significant for Jews because the tribes of Israel under Joshua crossed the river on dry ground to enter the Promised Land after years of wandering in the desert.. It is significant for Christians because John the Baptist baptised Jesus ...
  • JORDAN RIVER - Visit Israel Visit Israel

    www.israel.travel/jordan-river JORDAN RIVER. The River Jordan - that biblical lore would have many Americans believe is like the giant Mississippi – is, during much of its 156-mile length, actually not much more than a gushing, wade-able stream. The Jordan is fed by the melting snows of Mount Hermon and begins in the very north of Israel at the Banias Spring. It flows ...
  • Jordan River | Utah DNR – FFSL (Forestry, Fire and State ...

    ffsl.utah.gov/state-lands/jordan-river The Jordan River flows through three counties and fifteen cities as it makes its way from Utah Lake through the Salt Lake Valley and into Great Salt Lake. The river and its corridor are important environmentally, recreationally, economically and culturally for all the communities through which it flows. Management of the river requires ...
  • Bible Map: Jordan River

    bibleatlas.org/jordan_river.htm The Jordan river proper begins at the junction of four streams (the Bareighit, the Hasbany, the Leddan, and the Banias), in the upper part of the plain of Lake Huleh. The Bareighit receives its supply of water from the hills on the West, which separate the valley from the river Litany, and is the least important of the four.
  • Jordan River - Bible Odyssey

    www.bibleodyssey.org/en/places/main-articles/jordan-river The course of the Jordan River begins in the northeast corner of the Hulah Valley of Israel, running south to the Sea of Galilee (also called the Kinneret) and then on to the Dead Sea near Jericho. The river is approximately 250 kilometers long. Throughout history, the Jordan has been an essential natural feature in a land marked by political and religious conflict.
  • What is the significance of the Jordan River in the Bible ...

    www.gotquestions.org/Jordan-River.html The Jordan River is mentioned indirectly in Genesis 13, where Lot and Abraham are dividing up the land to which God had led them. Abraham allowed Lot to choose his share first, and Lot chose the Jordan Valley, which was lush and well-watered due to the Jordan River (verse 10). This was a pivotal moment, as it not only established that Lot’s ...
  • Map of Ancient Israel - Jordan River - Bible History Online

    www.bible-history.com/geography/ancient-israel/jordan-river.html Jordan River Scriptures. Judges 7:25 - And they took two princes of the Midianites, Oreb and Zeeb; and they slew Oreb upon the rock Oreb, and Zeeb they slew at the winepress of Zeeb, and pursued Midian, and brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon on the other side Jordan. Joshua 13:23 - And the border of the children of Reuben was Jordan, and the border [thereof].