8 He said to me, "This water flows out to the eastern region and goes down to
the Arabah. When it enters the sea, the sea of foul water, the water
[of the sea] becomes fresh.
9 Every [kind of] living creature that swarms will live
wherever the river flows, and there will be a huge number of fish because this
water goes there. Since the water will become fresh, there will be life everywhere the
10 Fishermen will stand beside it from En-gedi to En-eglaim.
These will become places where nets are spread out to dry. Their fish will
consist of many different kinds, like the fish of the Mediterranean Sea.
11 Yet its swamps and marshes will not be healed; they will be left for salt.
12 All [kinds of] trees providing food will grow along both banks of the river.
Their leaves will not wither, and their fruit will not fail. Each month they
will bear fresh fruit because the water [comes] from the sanctuary.
Their fruit will be used for food and their leaves