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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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).
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
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 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).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gennesaret
Gennes´aret (garden of the prince), Land of. It is generally believed that this term was applied to the fertile crescent-shaped plain on the western shore of the lake, extending from Khan Minyeh (two or three miles south of Capernaum (Tel-Hum)) on the north to the steep hill behind Mejdel (Magdala) on
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gennesaret
GENNES´ARET (ge-nesʹa-ret; “garden of riches”). The earliest use of the name in 1 Macc. 11:67, Genesar. The Targums identify the name with Chinnereth (Deut. 3:17; Josh. 19:35), which is applied both to the lake and the town.1. The town stood on the W shore of the lake, called in the OT Chinnereth (which
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Gennesaret
Gennesareta 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 shore of the lake to which it gave its name. No trace
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