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Brook of the Arabah

Holman Bible Dictionary

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Literally, “brook of the wilderness.” A stream bed that is dry most of the year and marked the southern border of Israel, the northern kingdom (2 Kings 14:25; Amos 6:14 ). It has sometimes been located at the Brook of Zered which joins the Dead Sea at its southeastern corner from the east. More likely, it is either the wadi el-Qelt, flowing from Jericho to the west, or the wadi el-Kefren from the northern end of the Dead Sea flowing to the east.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Brook of the Arabah'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​b/brook-of-the-arabah.html. 1991.
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