Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


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.

“For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.”
Hebrews 4:12