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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A deep and narrow hollow, usually worn by a stream or torrent of water; a gorge; a mountain cleft.

2. (n.) Food obtained by violence; plunder; prey; raven.

3. (v. t. & i.) See Raven.

4. (n.) A torrent of water.

5327. pharagx -- a chasm, ravine
... a chasm, ravine. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: pharagx Phonetic
Spelling: (far'-anx) Short Definition: a valley, ravine Definition: a valley ...
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5493. cheimarros -- flowing in winter, a torrent
... torrent. Word Origin from the same as cheimazo and rheo Definition flowing
in winter, a torrent NASB Word Usage ravine (1). brook. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4699. metsullah -- a basin or hollow
... 4698, 4699. metsullah. 4700 . a basin or hollow. Transliteration: metsullah
Phonetic Spelling: (mets-ool-law') Short Definition: ravine. ...
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5158a. nachal -- torrent, torrent-valley, wadi
... Word Origin of uncertain derivation Definition torrent, torrent-valley, wadi NASB
Word Usage brook (44), brooks (5), flowing (1), ravine (2), ravines (2 ...
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794. ashedah -- a foundation, (mountain) slope
... of eshed Definition a foundation, (mountain) slope NASB Word Usage slopes (6). springs.
Feminine of 'eshed; a ravine -- springs. see HEBREW 'eshed. 793, 794. ...
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Lost in the Woods.
... She suddenly found herself standing upon a point of land where a deep,
wide ravine extended on either side. The distance across ...
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The Little Girl who Died to Save Her Father's Life
... This little girl lived near a deep ravine at the foot of one of the mountains
in Switzerland. A huge rock had fallen down the mountain ...
/.../the little girl who died.htm

The Tangled Web
... At this ravine and that debouching upon Golgotha, the Vale of Hinnom and the
Valley of Tophet, whole legions of besiegers were stationed. ...
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The Tomb of the Pharaoh
... The ravine was simply a chasm, with perpendicular sides of naked rock. ... But the
tombs he sought were in the upper end of the main ravine. ...
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The victory of Unarmed Faith
... is 'a deep trench or gulley, the sides and bed of which are strewn with rounded
and water- worn pebbles.' This is the 'valley,' or rather 'ravine' of verse 3 ...
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The Fulfilment
... As he ascended the opposite slope of the ravine, he saw, descending toward the battle,
the front of a rushing multitude, as irresistible and as destructive as ...
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Beside the Still Waters.
... We see Niagara cutting its backward way through the ravine, so many feet in a thousand
years; the lava stream descends the mountain-side like a black and ...
/.../beard/beside the still waters/beside the still waters.htm

The Testament of Issachar Concerning Simplicity.
... forth. Now these mandrakes were sweet-smelling apples which the land of
Aram produced on high ground below a ravine of water. And ...
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The Battle of Thermopylae.
... of Xerxes. The pass of Thermopylae was not a ravine among mountains, but
a narrow space between mountains and the sea. The mountains ...
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In the Dungeon of Giant Discourager
... I've been nearly killed. Giant Discourager encountered me first and got
me off into that ravine over there toward the castle. Then ...
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Ravine (26 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Food obtained by violence; plunder; prey; raven. 3. (vt & i.) See Raven.
4. (n.) A torrent of water. Multi-Version Concordance Ravine (26 Occurrences). ...
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Zeboim (7 Occurrences)
... 13:18). It was probably the ravine now bearing the name Wady Shakh-ed-
Dub'a, or "ravine of the hyena," north of Jericho. (3.) A ...
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Jordan (188 Occurrences)
... Along the whole eastern bank of the river and the lakes, from the base of Hermon
to the ravine of Hieromax, a region of great fertility, 30 miles long by 7 or ...
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Plateau (13 Occurrences)
... Joshua 13:9 from Aroer, which is on the bank of the river Arnon, and the city that
is in the midst of the ravine, and all the plateau of Medeba to Dibon, (DBY ...
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Plain (113 Occurrences)
... Down through the centre of this plain is a ravine, from 200 to 300 yards wide, and
from 50 to 100 feet deep, through which the Jordan flows in a winding course ...
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Hinnom (11 Occurrences)
... A deep, narrow ravine separating Mount Zion from the so-called "Hill of Evil Counsel."
It took its name from "some ancient hero, the son of Hinnom." It is ...
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Shimei (43 Occurrences)
... Apparently David's flight to the Jordan led through a narrow ravine, on one side
of which, or on the ridge above, stood Shimei in safety as he cast stones at ...
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Ravines (17 Occurrences)

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Valley (187 Occurrences)
... (3.) Ge, "a bursting," a "flowing together," a narrow glen or ravine, such as ... The
valley of the Kidron is a nachal ("ravine"), not an `emeq ("broad valley"). ...
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Bank (28 Occurrences)
... of clouds; a bank of snow. 3. (n.) A steep acclivity, as the slope of a hill,
or the side of a ravine. 4. (n.) The margin of a watercourse ...
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Ravine (26 Occurrences)

Luke 3:5
Every ravine shall be filled up, and every mountain and hill levelled down, the crooked places shall be turned into straight roads, and the rugged ways into smooth;

John 18:1
After offering this prayer Jesus went out with His disciples to a place on the further side of the Ravine of the Cedars, where there was a garden which He entered--Himself and His disciples.

Deuteronomy 2:36
From Aroer, which is on the bank of the river Arnon, and the city that is in the ravine even to Gilead, there was not one city too strong for us: Jehovah our God delivered all before us.

Joshua 8:11
All the people, even the men of war who were with him, went up, and drew near, and came before the city, and encamped on the north side of Ai. Now there was a valley between him and Ai.
(See RSV)

Joshua 12:2
Sihon the king of the Amorites, who dwelt at Heshbon, and ruled from Aroer, which is upon the bank of the river Arnon, and from the middle of the ravine, and over half Gilead, as far as the river Jabbok, which is the border of the children of Ammon;

Joshua 13:9
from Aroer, which is on the bank of the river Arnon, and the city that is in the midst of the ravine, and all the plateau of Medeba to Dibon,

Joshua 13:16
And their territory was from Aroer, which is on the bank of the river Arnon, and the city that is in the midst of the ravine, and all the plateau by Medeba;

Joshua 16:8
From Tappuah the border went along westward to the brook of Kanah; and ended at the sea. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Ephraim according to their families;
(See NIV)

Joshua 17:9
The border went down to the brook of Kanah, southward of the brook. These cities belonged to Ephraim among the cities of Manasseh. The border of Manasseh was on the north side of the brook, and ended at the sea.
(See NIV)

Joshua 19:11
Their border went up westward, even to Maralah, and reached to Dabbesheth. It reached to the brook that is before Jokneam.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 13:18
and another company turned the way to Beth-horon; and the other company turned the way to the district that looks over the ravine of Zeboim toward the wilderness.

1 Samuel 15:5
Saul came to the city of Amalek, and laid wait in the valley.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 17:3
And the Philistines stood on the mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on the mountain on the other side; and the ravine was between them.

1 Samuel 17:52
And the men of Israel and of Judah arose, and shouted, and pursued the Philistines, until thou comest to the ravine and to the gates of Ekron. And the wounded of the Philistines fell down on the way to Shaaraim, even to Gath, and to Ekron.

1 Samuel 25:20
It was so, as she rode on her donkey, and came down by the covert of the mountain, that behold, David and his men came down toward her; and she met them.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 30:9
So David went, he and the six hundred men who were with him, and came to the brook Besor, where those who were left behind stayed.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 30:10
But David pursued, he and four hundred men; for two hundred stayed behind, who were so faint that they couldn't go over the brook Besor.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 30:21
David came to the two hundred men, who were so faint that they could not follow David, whom also they had made to stay at the brook Besor; and they went forth to meet David, and to meet the people who were with him. When David came near to the people, he greeted them.
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 24:5
And they passed over the Jordan, and encamped in Aroer, on the right side of the city that is in the midst of the ravine of Gad, and toward Jaazer.

1 Kings 17:3
"Go away from here, turn eastward, and hide yourself by the brook Cherith, that is before the Jordan.
(See NIV)

1 Kings 17:5
So he went and did according to the word of Yahweh; for he went and lived by the brook Cherith, that is before the Jordan.
(See NIV)

2 Kings 2:16
and said to him, Behold now, there are with thy servants fifty valiant men; let them go, we pray thee, and seek thy master, lest perhaps the Spirit of Jehovah have taken him up, and cast him upon some mountain, or into some ravine. And he said, Ye shall not send.

Nehemiah 2:15
Then went I up in the night by the brook, and viewed the wall; and I turned back, and entered by the valley gate, and so returned.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 15:7
For this cause they will take away their wealth, and the stores they have got together, over the stream of the water-plants.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 57:6
Among the smooth stones of the valley is your heritage; they, even they, are your part: even to them have you made a drink offering and a meal offering. Is it possible for such things to be overlooked by me?

Zechariah 1:8
"I had a vision in the night, and behold, a man riding on a red horse, and he stood among the myrtle trees that were in a ravine; and behind him there were red, brown, and white horses.



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