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Joshua 3:16

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3:16 the water coming downstream toward them stopped flowing. 1  It piled up far upstream 2  at Adam (the city near Zarethan); there was no water at all flowing to the sea of the Arabah (the Salt Sea). 3  The people crossed the river opposite Jericho. 4 

1 tn Heb “the waters descending from above stood still.”

2 tn Heb “they stood in one pile very far away.”

3 tn Heb “the [waters] descending toward the sea of the Arabah (the Salt Sea) were completely cut off.”

sn The Salt Sea is an ancient name for the Dead Sea.

4 map For the location of Jericho see Map5 B2; Map6 E1; Map7 E1; Map8 E3; Map10 A2; Map11 A1.



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