Gennesaret, Lake of


Gennesaret, Lake of
An alternative used in Luke 5:1 for the Sea of Galilee.

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  • Gennesaret, Lake of — geographical name see galilee (Sea of) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gennesaret — Coordinates: 32°51′38″N 35°30′26″E / 32.86056°N 35.50722°E / 32.86056; 35.50722 Gennesaret ( a garden of riches ) was a town alloted to the tribe …   Wikipedia

  • Gennesaret —    A garden of riches.    1) A town of Naphtali, called Chinnereth (Josh. 19:35), sometimes in the plural form Chinneroth (11:2). In later times the name was gradually changed to Genezar and Gennesaret (Luke 5:1). This city stood on the western… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Lake of Gennesaret — geographical name see Galilee, Sea of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Galilee, Sea of — ▪ lake, Israel also called  Lake Tiberias,  Arabic  Buḥayrat Ṭabarīyā,  Hebrew  Yam Kinneret,         lake in Israel through which the Jordan River flows. From 1948 to 1967 it was bordered immediately to the northeast by the cease fire line with… …   Universalium

  • Miracles of Jesus — Christ Walks on Water, by Ivan Aivazovsky, 1888. The miracles of Jesus are the supernatural deeds of Jesus, as recorded in Gospels, in the course of his ministry. According to the Gospel of John, only some of these were recorded …   Wikipedia

  • Bethsaida — (/IPA|bɛθ.seɪ i.da/; Βηθσαΐδά, Bēthsaidá, Bet shayid “house of fishing”) Bethsaida Julias A city east of the Jordan River, in a “desert place” (that is, uncultivated ground used for grazing) possibly the site at which Jesus miraculously fed the… …   Wikipedia

  • Mark 6 — This article is about the chapter of the Book of Mark. For other uses, see Mark VI. Gospel of Mark Mark 1 Mark 2 Mark 3 Mark 4 Mark 5 Mark 6 Mark 7 Mark 8 Mark 9 Mark 10 Mark 11 Mark 12 Mark 13 …   Wikipedia

  • Bethsaida —    House of fish.    1) A town in Galilee, on the west side of the sea of Tiberias, in the land of Gennesaret. It was the native place of Peter, Andrew, and Philip, and was frequently resorted to by Jesus (Mark 6:45; John 1:44; 12:21). It is… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Sea of Galilee — ) or Sea of Gennesaret [ Complete Gospels , Robert J. Miller editor, 1992, translation note to Mark 4:35 41: ...Mark calls this lake the sea , using a word ( thalassa ) that most Greek writers reserve for the much larger Mediterranean (Luke uses… …   Wikipedia


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