An Nahr al KabirAn Nahr al Kabir
(Arabic "the great river") is a river in Asia
flowing into the Mediterranean Sea
. It forms the northern part of the border between Lebanon
. The river was known in ancient times as the Eleutherus (Eleutheros, Eleutheris) and is referred to as such in the Bible
11:7 and 12:30). In English it is also known as the Nahr el-Kebir or simply as the Kebir.