A salt lake, about 420 m (1,380 ft) below sea level, at the mouth of the Jordan River. It is one of the saltiest bodies of water known and is the lowest point on the surface of the earth.
Inland body of salt water on the Israeli-Jordanian border: c. 390 sq mi (1,010 sq km); surface, c. 1,349 ft (411 m) below sea level (the lowest known point on earth)
A lake in the Middle East, noted for high salinity and for its banks being the lowest point on Earth.
I Kings vi., vii.), the sacrifices and festivals and the functions of priests and prince are prescribed, a stream issuing from under the temple is to vivify the Dead Sea and fertilize the land (this is meant literally), the land is divided into parallel strips and assigned to the tribes.
of the Dead Sea.
above the level of the Dead Sea.
Pisgah or Mt Nebo (the name suggests a foreign god), to the north-east of the Dead Sea became the scene of the death of Moses; his burial-place was never known (Deut.