Ill People in Gennesaret
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
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.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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. 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
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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 (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
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
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
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—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 shore of the lake to which it gave its name. No trace