Lake of Gennesaret
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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 Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
GENNESARET [geh NESS ah ret] — the name of a lake, a district, and a city in the New Testament:1. The town Gennesaret, on the west shore of the lake of the same name. This town was a fortified city of Naphtali (Josh. 19:35) commonly referred to as Chinnereth.2. The district of Gennesaret, identified