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Abana

Abana (Barada), a river in Syria, rising in Mount Hermon (Jebel-esh-Sheikh), and flowing into the lake known as Bahret-el-Ateibeh. Damascus is situated upon it. Naaman coupled it with Pharpar (Awaj) (2 Kings v. 12). Extensive irrigation works now connect the two.

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