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Jordan Passed

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Death over. Jordan is the Styx of Christian mythology, because it was the river which separated the wilderness [of this world] from the promised land.

“If I still hold closely to Him,


What hath He at last?


Sorrow vanquished, labour ended,


Jordan passed.”


John Mason Neale, D.D. (Stephen the Sabaite).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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