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Gennesaret
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gennesaret
Gennesaret (Γεννησαρέτ, Gennēsaret; Γεννησάρ, Gennēsar). Also known as Ginosar. A town allotted to the tribe of Naphtali that is called Kinnereth (כִּנֶּרֶת‎, kinnereth) in Deut 3:17; Josh 11:2; 19:35. Also refers to the fertile plain on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, north of Magdala.
Lake of Gennesaret
Gennesaret, Lake of (Γεννησαρέτ, Gennēsaret). Another name for the Sea of Galilee (Luke 5:1, 1 Macc 11:67).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
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
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gennesaret
Gennesaret. Area on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee between Capernaum and Magdala, where many of Jesus’ healing miracles took place (Mt 14:34; Mk 6:53).The Plain of Gennesaret, as the district was called, curves along a distance of about four miles with an average width from sea to mountains
Gennesaret, Lake of
Gennesaret, Lake of. Alternate name for the Sea of Galilee in Luke 5:1.See Galilee, Sea of.
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
Gennesaret, Land of
Gennesaret, Land of gə-nesʹə-ret [Gk. Gennēsaret]; AV Apoc. GENNESAR. The fertile plain on the northwest bank of the Sea of Galilee, which in Jesus’ time enjoyed a reputation of fabulous fertility and was heavily populated. The name, which occurs twice in the Gospels (Mt. 14:34 par Mk. 6:53), is a
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
Gennesaret
GENNESARET Area on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee between Capernaum and Magdala, where many of Jesus’ healing miracles took place (Mt 14:34; Mk 6:53).The plain of Gennesaret, as the region was called, curves along a distance of about four miles (6.5 kilometers) with an average width from
Gennesaret, Lake of
GENNESARET*, LAKE OF Alternate name for the Sea of Galilee in Luke 5:1. See Sea of Galilee.
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
Gennesaret
GENNESARET. The Gr. form of the Heb. name Chinnereth (q.v.) for the Sea of Galilee, found in the LXX and Mt 14:34; Mk 6:53; Lk 5:1. See Galilee, Sea of; Palestine, II. B. 3.c
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
Gennesaret
Gennesaret (Gk. Gennēsarét)The coastal plain that lies to the northwest of the Sea of Galilee (also called Gennesaret; Luke 5:1), between the cities of Magadan and Capernaum. Gennesaret is probably the same as Chinnereth. The plain was boxed in by mountains and extended ca. 4.8 km. (3 mi.) along the
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).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gennesaret
Gennesaret [gə nĕsˊə rĕt] (Gk. Gennēsaret). A plain (modern el-Ghuweir) bordering the northwest side of the lake of the same name (also known as the Sea of Galilee). The name may derive from Heb. gan ha-śar “garden of the prince” or a similar form (cf. 1 Macc. 11:67, Gk. Gennēsar; KJV
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
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Gennesaret
Gennesaret. A district on the W. shore of the Sea of *Galilee, which is hence called also the Lake of Gennesaret (Lk. 5:1). Christ landed there after the Feeding of the Five Thousand (Mk. 6:53).
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