Geographic Border Locations:

The Salt Sea

    So called because of it's very high salt content, about 28% - 35% (the salt content of oceans is about 6%).  It is the lowest place on earth, about 1300 ft. below sea level.  It's also called the Sea of the Arabah, the Sea of the Plain, the Hinder Sea, and the Eastern Sea.  Now called the Dead Sea, because no plant or animal life is found in  it.


Gn 14:3
All these joined together in the valley of Siddim (the same is the Salt Sea).

Nm 34:3,12
3 then your south quarter shall be from the wilderness of Zin along by the side of Edom, and your south border shall be from the end of the Salt Sea eastward;
12 and the border shall go down to the Jordan, and the goings out of it shall be at the Salt Sea. This shall be your land according to its borders around it.

Dt 3:17
the Arabah also, and the Jordan and the border of it, from Chinnereth even to the sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, under the slopes of Pisgah eastward.

Dt 4:49
and all the Arabah beyond the Jordan eastward, even to the sea of the Arabah, under the slopes of Pisgah.

Dt 34:2
and all Naphtali, and the land of Ephraim and Manasseh, and all the land of Judah, to the hinder sea,

Jsh 3:16
that the waters which came down from above stood, and rose up in one heap, a great way off, at Adam, the city that is beside Zarethan; and those that went down toward the sea of the Arabah, even the Salt Sea, were wholly cut off. Then the people passed over right against Jericho.

Jsh 12:3
and the Arabah to the sea of Chinneroth, eastward, and to the sea of the Arabah, even the Salt Sea, eastward, the way to Beth Jeshimoth; and on the south, under the slopes of Pisgah:

Jsh 15:2,5
2 Their south border was from the uttermost part of the Salt Sea, from the bay that looks southward;
5 The east border was the Salt Sea, even to the end of the Jordan. The border of the north quarter was from the bay of the sea at the end of the Jordan.

Jsh 18:19
The border passed along to the side of Beth Hoglah northward; and the border ended at the north bay of the Salt Sea, at the south end of the Jordan. This was the south border.

2Kg 14:25
He restored the border of Israel from the entrance of Hamath to the sea of the Arabah, according to the word of Yahweh, the God of Israel, which he spoke by his servant Jonah the son of Amittai, the prophet, who was of Gath Hepher.

Ezk 47:8,18
8 Then said he to me, These waters issue forth toward the eastern region, and shall go down into the Arabah; and they shall go toward the sea; into the sea shall the waters go which were made to issue forth; and the waters shall be healed.
18 The east side, between Hauran and Damascus and Gilead, and the land of Israel, shall be the Jordan; from the north border to the east sea you shall measure. This is the east side.

Jl 2:20
But I will remove the northern army far away from you,
    and will drive it into a barren and desolate land,
its front into the eastern sea,
    and its back into the western sea;
and its stench will come up,
    and its bad smell will rise.

Zc 14:8
It will happen in that day, that living waters will go out from Jerusalem; half of them toward the eastern sea, and half of them toward the western sea; in summer and in winter will it be.

 

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