And he said to me, “This water flows toward the eastern region and goes down into (A)the Arabah, and enters the sea;[a] when the water flows into (B)the sea, the water will become fresh.[b] And wherever the river goes,[c] every living creature that swarms will live, and there will be very many fish. For this water goes there, that the waters of the sea[d] may become fresh; so everything will live where the river goes. 10 Fishermen will stand beside the sea. From (C)Engedi to (D)Eneglaim it will be a place for the spreading of nets. Its fish will be of very many kinds, like the fish of (E)the Great Sea.[e]

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 47:8 That is, the Dead Sea
  2. Ezekiel 47:8 Hebrew will be healed; also verses 9, 11
  3. Ezekiel 47:9 Septuagint, Syriac, Vulgate, Targum; Hebrew the two rivers go
  4. Ezekiel 47:9 Hebrew lacks the waters of the sea
  5. Ezekiel 47:10 That is, the Mediterranean Sea; also verses 15, 19, 20

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