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A Galilean village near Bethsaida. Jesus scolds the inhabitants of Chorazin and Bethsaida for their failure to repent despite the miracles done in these villages (Matt 11:21; Luke 10:13). Also referred to as Korazin.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
CHORAZIN (PLACE) [Gk Korazin (Κοραζιν)]. Chorazin was a Galilean town rebuked by Jesus for its rejection of his message, although it had witnessed his miracles (Matt 11:21; Luke 10:13). Ancient Jewish sources describe it as a medium-sized town (t. Mak. 3:8) noted for its remarkable wheat production (b.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chorazin kō-r̄a-̀zin [Gk. Chorazin]. A city N of the Sea of Galilee, which along with Bethsaida and Capernaum was reproached by Jesus for failing to repent in spite of the many mighty works done there (Mt. 11:20–24; Lk. 10:13–15). This is the only NT reference to the city. It is not mentioned in the
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
KORAZIN Palestinian city on which Jesus pronounced woe (Mt 11:21–24; Lk 10:13–14). It was in Korazin, Bethsaida, and Capernaum that “most of his miracles” had been done, but the people were generally unresponsive and had not repented (Mt 11:20).From the biblical references, Korazin was probably in the
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Chorazin (koh-ray´zin), a first-century ce Jewish town in Upper Galilee two miles north of Capernaum. Along with Bethsaida and Capernaum, Chorazin was reproached by Jesus for failing to repent, even though he had performed deeds of power (miracles) there (Matt. 11:20–24; Luke 10:13–15). Excavations of
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The Chorazin Synagogue. HFVCHORAZIN. A small town in the hills, about two miles N of Tell Hum (Capernaum) and thus as far inland from the sea of Galilee. Identified with Kerazeh, the town exhibits extensive ruins from the 3rd tochri 4th cen. a.d.; including a synagogue of black basalt stones richly
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
CHORAZIN. A town on the Sea of Galilee associated with the Lord’s preaching and miracles, but which he denounced because it did not repent (Mt. 11:21; Lk. 10:13). Now identified with Kerazeh, 4 km N of Capernaum (Tell Hum?), the black basalt ruins of its synagogue can still be seen.J. W. Meiklejohn.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Chorazin (Gk. Chorazɩ́n)A town in Upper Galilee rebuked by Jesus for its lack of repentance, even though the town had witnessed his miracles (Matt. 11:21; Luke 10:13). Rabbinic sources describe Chorazin as a medium-sized town with a distinctive wheat production (b. Menaḥ. 85a). The city prospered in
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
CHORAZIN A Jewish town in Upper Galilee, 3 miles north of Capernaum, named with Bethsaida as one of the cities reproached by Jesus (Matt. 11:20–4) and in Jewish literature in connection with the supply of grain to the Temple for ritual use. Eusebius (Onom. 174, 23 ff.) knew it as a deserted site.The