Verse Click for Chapter. New International Version He measured off another thousand, but now it was a river that I could not cross, because the water had risen and was deep enough to swim in--a river that no one could cross. New Living Translation Then he measured another 1, feet, and the river was too deep to walk across. It was deep enough to swim in, but too deep to walk through. English Standard Version Again he measured a thousand, and it was a river that I could not pass through, for the water had risen. It was deep enough to swim in, a river that could not be passed through.
Berean Study Bible Once again he measured off a thousand cubits, but now it was a river that I could not cross, because the water had risen and was deep enough for swimming—a river that could not be crossed on foot. New American Standard Bible Again he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not ford, for the water had risen, enough water to swim in, a river that could not be forded.
King James Bible Afterward he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not pass over: Christian Standard Bible Again he measured off a third of a mile, and it was a river that I could not cross on foot. For the water had risen; it was deep enough to swim in, a river that could not be crossed on foot.
Contemporary English Version Another meters downstream, the stream had become a river that could be crossed only by swimming. Good News Translation He measured yards more, and there the stream was so deep I could not wade through it. This photo was taken near Semporna, which is a hub for people who come to dive Malaysian Borneo.
Jenny Lake, Wyoming Jenny Lake sits right below the peak of Grand Teton and is a landmark for many hiking trails, backcountry trails, and climbing routes. Despite the fact that motorboats are allowed on the lake, its waters are still considered "pristine. Multiple tour outfits run trips that let you snorkel the river. Calanque de Sormiou, France Calanques are steep-walled coves, and there's a series of them along the 20km stretch of coast between Marseille and Cassis. Sormiou is one of the largest of these, and it's popular for its nearby climbing routes as well as its beach.
Yaeyama Islands, Japan The islands are also known as one of the world's best diving destinations, having a number of coral species and marine lives as large as those in the Great Barrier Reef.
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Over types of corals, 5 types of sea turtles, manta rays, whale sharks and all kinds of tropical fish species all live around Okinawa. Puerto Ayora, Galapagos The most populous town in the Galapagos still sits right up next to some amazingly clear ocean water. Even here in Academy Bay, you can see pelicans, iguanas, sea lions, herons, rays, and other iconic wildlife. Lake Tahoe, Nevada The photo above was taken in the Bonsai Rock area, on the east shore of the lake, which apparently flies under the radar.
Linapacan Island, Palawan, Philippines
Cayos Cochinos, Honduras Rounding out the Sporleder collection, this one comes from the central Caribbean coast of Honduras. For more images, check out the full photo essay. Primosten, Croatia On the Adriatic Coast north of Split, Primosten is most famous for its vineyards , in addition to beaches that have been voted the best in the country. George, Bermuda The oldest continuously inhabited English settlement in the New World features many historic forts, like the small Gates Fort pictured above.
Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Hawaii Visit on a weekend during high season and you'll be surrounded by busloads.
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If you can get it on a slow day with clear conditions, though, it's some of the best snorkeling in Hawaii. Pupu Springs, New Zealand At the very top of the South Island , on Golden Bay, liters of crystal clear water comes out of these springs per second!
Calanque d'En Vau, France Another calanque on the southern coast of France, d'En-Vau has a narrower, steeper channel than Sormiou, giving a real feeling of seclusion and emphasizing the clarity of the water in this cove. Matador Senior Editor David Miller notes, "This was the first river I've ever paddled, played, and swam in where the water was clean enough to drink.
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What a very enjoyable hymn! Drink the living water! The church life is a life-flow from which we never roam. Oh what grace that these waters are flowing FREE! It's life giving and it's life flowing. Ryan Armstrong Houston, TX. Fulness of the Spirit. Added to 61 users' list. Share with a friend. Add to your website. Piano , Guitar , Text.