Chorazin


Chorazin
A town on the Sea of Galilee, north of Capernaum, rebuked by Jesus for its lack of response (Matt. 11:21), but otherwise not mentioned in the gospels.

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  • Chorazin — Hebrew transcription(s)    Hebrew כורזים …   Wikipedia

  • CHORAZIN — (Khorazin), town in Galilee where Jesus preached but was disappointed by the response of its inhabitants (Matt. 11:20–24; Luke 10:12–16). Wheat was produced at Chorazin according to the Talmud (Men. 85a). The town was reported to be in ruins in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Chorazīn — (a. Geogr.), Ort in Galiläa, wo Christus oft sich aufhielt u. mehrere Wunderthaten verrichtete …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Chorāzin — Chorāzin, Ort in Galiläa, wo Christus mehrere Wundertaten verrichtete, ohne Glauben zu finden, unweit Kapernaum. Heute Ruinen Kerâze …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • CHORAZIN — Galilaeae oppid. nunc desertum in secundo lapide a Capharnaeo Matth. c. 11. v. 21. et Luc. c. 10. v. 13. Hieronym …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Chorazin —    Named along with Bethsaida and Capernaum as one of the cities in which our Lord s mighty works were done, and which was doomed to woe because of signal privileges neglected (Matt. 11:21; Luke 10:13). It has been identified by general consent… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Chorazin — Chorazịn   [ç ], im Neuen Testament erwähnter Ort nördlich von Kapernaum, Palästina; bei Ausgrabungen der Stadt fanden sich v. a. Reste der aus Basalt errichteten spätantiken Synagoge (3./4. Jahrhundert?). Sie war außen mit Pilastern geschmückt… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • PILLAR — (Heb. עַמּוּד; from the root ʿmd, to stand ), a column that stands perpendicular to the ground and generally serves to support the beams of a roof. In this article no distinction will be made between pillar, column, and post. The pillar is used… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SYNAGOGUE — This article is arranged according to the following outline. origins and history until the first century first century c.e. middle ages modern period …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ARCHAEOLOGY — The term archaeology is derived from the Greek words archaios ( ancient ) and logos ( knowledge, discourse ) and was already used in ancient Greek literature in reference to the study of ancient times. In its modern sense it has come to mean the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism


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