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Elisha's Fountain, where Elisha cast salt into the spring and healed the waters
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Elisha's Fountain, where Elisha cast salt into the spring and healed the waters
Title:
Elisha's Fountain, where Elisha cast salt into the spring and healed the waters [Graphic]
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Category:
Elisha's Fountain
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.2 x 17.6 cm ( 9.875 x 6.875 in).
Notes:
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(II. Kings, ii:19.)--'And the men of the city (that is of Jericho) said unto Elisha: Behold, I pray thee, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my Lord seeth: but the water is naught and the ground barren. And he said: Bring me a new cruse, and put salt therein. And they brought it to him. And he went forth unto the spring of the waters, and cast the salt in there, and said, Thus saith the Lord, I have healed these waters; there shall not be from thence any more death or barren land. So the waters were healed unto this day, according to the saying of Elisha which he spake.' In the view above we have a picture of Elisha's Fountain in the city of Old Jericho where his miracle was performed. The water from this fountain is still used to supply the natives of the modern village of Jericho and for irrigating the soil." See 5416BAI/LVii142CAJS (Voyager # 362360)
Elisha's Fountain and the stone walls and channels surrounding it
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVi BAI 5224 LVi142CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries