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Chinnereth
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chinnereth (Place)
CHINNERETH (PLACE) [Heb kinnāret (כִּנָּרֶת)]. Var. CHINNEROTH. Chinnereth was identified by W. F. Albright and G. Dalman with Tell el-ʿOreimeh (Tel Kinrot M.R. 200252) on the W shore of Lake Chinneroth, N of the el-Ghuwayer Plain. It comprises a small tell on top of a natural hill clearly visible from
Gennesaret (Place)
GENNESARET (PLACE) [Gk Gennesaret (Γεννεσαρετ)]. 1. A plain thirty stadia long and 20 stadia wide (3.5 × 1.5 miles) on the NW side of the Sea of Galilee between ancient Tiberias and Capernaum (Ant 3.521). As part of the rift valley, the plain is located 200 m (660 ft.) below sea level. Apparently, one
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Chinnereth, Chinneroth
Chinnereth, Chinneroth. 1. Fortified town in the territory allotted to Naphtali’s tribe (Jos 19:35). It is also mentioned in an Egyptian list of towns conquered by Thutmose III in the 15th century bc. The site has been identified as Tell el-‛Oreimeh on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee. Archaeological
Cinneroth
Cinneroth. kjv spelling of the place-name Chinneroth in 1 Kings 15:20.See Chinnereth, Chinneroth #2.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chinnereth
Chinnereth kiǹə-reth [Heb. kinnereṯ] (Nu. 34:11; Dt. 3:17; Josh. 13:27); CHINNEROTH kin’ə-roth [kinarôt_] (Josh. 11:2; 12:3; 1 K. 15:20); [cf. kinnāreṯ (Josh. 19:35); Gk. Chenara (Nu. 34:11), Machanareth (Dt. 3:17), Kenerōth (Josh. 11:2), Chenereth (Josh. 12:3; 13:27; Josh. 19:35, LXX A), Kenereth
Kinnereth
Kinnereth(Nu. 34:11; Dt. 3:17; etc., NEB). See Chinnereth; Galilee, Sea of.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Cinneroth
CINNEROTH* kjv spelling of the place-name Kinnereth in 1 Kings 15:20. See Kinnereth.
Kinnereth
KINNERETH1. Fortified town in the territory allotted to Naphtali’s tribe (Jos 19:35). It is also mentioned in an Egyptian list of towns conquered by Thutmose III in the 15th century bc. The site has been identified as Tell el-’Oreimeh on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee. Archaeological evidence
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Chinnereth
Chinnereth (kin´uh-reth; Heb., “harp”).1 A name used in the Hebrew Bible for the lake identified in the nt as the Sea of Galilee (Num. 34:11; Jos. 13:27); the body of water is roughly harp-shaped, which probably accounts for the derivation of this name.2 A fortified city on the northwest side of the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Chinnereth
CHINNERETH, CHINNEROTH1. An early name, probably Canaanite, for the Sea of Galilee (Num 34:11; Deut 3:17; Josh 11:2; 12:3; 13:27), perhaps because the lake is lyre or harp shaped (from Heb. kinnôr, “lyre”). See Galilee, Sea of.2. A fortified city of Naphtali (Josh 19:35). It was included as knnrt
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Chinnereth
CHINNERETH. A fortified city, Jos. 19:35 (probably mod. Khirbet el-Oreimah), also spelt Chinneroth (Jos. 11:2), which gave its name to the sea of Chinnereth (Nu. 34:11), known in NT as the lake of Gennesaret (Lk. 5:1), Sea of Galilee or Sea of Tiberias. Josephus uses the term Gennesar (War2.573). The
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Chinnereth
Chinnereth (Heb. kinnereṯ)1. A large freshwater lake in northern Israel known by several names: Chinnereth (Num 34:11; Deut. 3:17; Josh. 13:27), Chinneroth (Josh. 11:2; 12:3), the Sea of Gennesaret (Mark 6:53; Luke 5:1), the Sea of Galilee (Matt. 15:29; Mark 1:16), and Lake Tiberias (John 6:1; 21:1).
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Chinnereth
CHINNERETH a) One of the fenced cities of Naphtali (Josh. 19:35), which gave its name to the Plain of Chinneroth (Josh. 11:2; 1 Kgs. 15:20, ‘Cinneroth’). Mentioned in the list of cities conquered by Tuthmosis III in 1468 bc, it is identified with Khirbet el-Oreimeh, 6 miles north of Tiberias. This mound
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Chinnereth
Chin´nereth (circuit), accurately Cinnareth, a fortified city in the tribe of Naphtali, Josh. 19:35 only, of which no trace is found in later writers, and no remains by travellers.
Cinneroth
Cin´neroth. 1 Kings 15:20. This was possibly the small enclosed district north of Tiberias, and by the side of the lake, afterwards known as “the plain of Gennesareth.”
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Chinnereth
CHIN´NERETH (kinʹe-reth; “harp-shaped”), or Chin´neroth (kin˒e-rōth), Kin´nereth (NIV).1. A fortified city in the tribe of Naphtali (Josh. 19:35 only), of which no trace is found in later writers, and no remains by travelers. By Jerome, Chinnereth was identified with the later Tiberias. On the temple
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