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water, the river (Ezra 8:21) by the banks of which the Jewish exiles assembled under Ezra when about to return to Jerusalem from Babylon. In all probability this was one of the streams of Mesopotamia which flowed into the Euphrates somewhere in the north-west of Babylonia. It has, however, been supposed to be the name of a place (Ezra 8:15) now called Hit, on the Euphrates, east of Damascus.

Contemporary Examples

Companies likely to suffer are: Barkan, Shamir Salads, ahava cosmetic products and Sodastream.
West Bank Construction Suspended Until Obama’s Visit Orly Halpern February 28, 2013

Historical Examples

ahava, a dry cold wind that blows in March and April, probably corresponding to our cold spring east wind.
Kalevala, Volume I (of 2) Anonymous

And I gathered them together to the river that runneth to ahava; and there abode we in tents three days.
The Bible for Young People Anonymous


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