the black torrent, the brook flowing through the ravine below the eastern wall of Jerusalem (John 18:1). (See KIDRON.)
Not far off we see the bed of the brook cedron, which is at this season of the year completely dried up.
Vegetation here entirely ceases; not a shrub nor a root appears; and the bed of the brook cedron is completely dry.
Many other cases are mentioned where the cedron proved an antidote.