Genesis 2, “…And the fourth river is Euphrates.”
Euphrates completely lacks definition – simply , “Euphrates.”
Revelation 22:17, “And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that hears say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.”
Euphrates represents the nations, the “whosoever will” which have no part in the procreation of the kingdom of God attested to by the three other rivers, the Bride and the body.
The nations like eunuchs who serve the house; like the handmaidens whose
role was to carry the sons of Leah and Rachel.
A FRUITFUL HOUSE
Ruth 4:11, “And all the people that were in the gate, and the elders, said, We are witnesses. The LORD make the woman that is come into thine house like Rachel and like Leah, which two did build the house of Israel: and do thou worthily in Ephratah, and be famous in Bethlehem:”
The Euphrates is the single most dominant river of the Bible, In the Old Testament this river is called Parat.
The Euphrates plays a role in the events surrounding the last days.
Four angels are bound at the Euphrates, to be released under the sixth trumpet
The angel associated with the sixth bowl targets the Euphrates so that it dries up
As all idolatry is destroyed, a way be opened for the eastern and western nations to come into the church of Christ.
The great dragon will collect all his forces, to make one desperate struggle before all be lost.
God warns of this great trial, to engage his people to prepare for it.
These will be times of great temptation;
The called out ones expect Yahsua’s sudden coming,
and watch and pray that they might not be put to shame, as apostates or hypocrites.
The seventh and last angel poured forth his vial, and the downfall of Babylon was
The church triumphant in heaven saw it and rejoiced; the church in conflict on earth saw it and became triumphant (Rev.17-21)
Euphrates (The Good Parat):
Fourth of four rivers in Eden.
The name Parat – bear fruit, be fruitful.
‘Joseph is a fruitful son, a fruitful son by a spring’
Genesis 49:22. Joseph’s younger son Ephraim is also derived from this same word.
Genesis 41:52, “And the name of the second called he Ephraim: For God hath caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction.”
Ephraim means doubly fruitful blessed by Israel’s right hand!
The younger over the elder.
Jacob, the Patriarch, once said of Ephraim, that Ephraim would become my ‘firstborn’, and Ephraim shall have the name ISRAEL.
Ephraim is pictured as a calf or a young bull in Jeremiah 31:18.
Ephraim is described as an ox or bull by Moses in his final blessing (Deu. 33:17)
Prophetically, Ephraim is said to go back into Egypt (Hos. 7:11; 9:3; 12:1).
The prophet Hosea speaks of Ephraim going into Assyria (Hos. 7:11; 8:9; 9:3; 10:6).