18 On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram(A) and said, “To your descendants I give this land,(B) from the Wadi[a] of Egypt(C) to the great river, the Euphrates(D) 19 the land of the Kenites,(E) Kenizzites, Kadmonites, 20 Hittites,(F) Perizzites,(G) Rephaites,(H) 21 Amorites, Canaanites, Girgashites and Jebusites.”(I)

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  1. Genesis 15:18 Or river

31 “I will establish your borders from the Red Sea[a] to the Mediterranean Sea,[b] and from the desert to the Euphrates River.(A) I will give into your hands the people who live in the land, and you will drive them out(B) before you.

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  1. Exodus 23:31 Or the Sea of Reeds
  2. Exodus 23:31 Hebrew to the Sea of the Philistines

Your territory will extend from the desert to Lebanon,(A) and from the great river, the Euphrates(B)—all the Hittite(C) country—to the Mediterranean Sea in the west.(D)

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21 And Solomon ruled(A) over all the kingdoms from the Euphrates River(B) to the land of the Philistines, as far as the border of Egypt.(C) These countries brought tribute(D) and were Solomon’s subjects all his life.

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Moreover, David defeated Hadadezer king of Zobah,(A) in the vicinity of Hamath, when he went to set up his monument at[a] the Euphrates River.(B)

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  1. 1 Chronicles 18:3 Or to restore his control over

May he rule from sea to sea
    and from the River[a](A) to the ends of the earth.(B)
May the desert tribes bow before him
    and his enemies lick the dust.
10 May the kings of Tarshish(C) and of distant shores(D)
    bring tribute to him.
May the kings of Sheba(E) and Seba
    present him gifts.(F)
11 May all kings bow down(G) to him
    and all nations serve(H) him.

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  1. Psalm 72:8 That is, the Euphrates

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