Gennesaret, Lake of
geographical name — see galilee (Sea of)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gennesaret, Lake of — An alternative used in Luke 5:1 for the Sea of Galilee …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Lake of Gennesaret — geographical name see Galilee, Sea of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gennesaret — Coordinates: 32°51′38″N 35°30′26″E / 32.86056°N 35.50722°E / 32.86056; 35.50722 Gennesaret ( a garden of riches ) was a town alloted to the tribe …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Galilee, Sea of — ▪ lake, Israel also called  Lake Tiberias,  Arabic  Buḥayrat Ṭabarīyā,  Hebrew  Yam Kinneret,         lake in Israel through which the Jordan River flows. From 1948 to 1967 it was bordered immediately to the northeast by the cease fire line with… …   Universalium

  • Sea of Galilee — ) or Sea of Gennesaret [ Complete Gospels , Robert J. Miller editor, 1992, translation note to Mark 4:35 41: ...Mark calls this lake the sea , using a word ( thalassa ) that most Greek writers reserve for the much larger Mediterranean (Luke uses… …   Wikipedia

  • Galilee, Sea of — In northern Palestine; also called ‘the Lake of Gennesaret’ (Luke 5:1) and ‘the Sea of Tiberias’ (John 6:1), a freshwater lake separating two parts of the River Jordan. It spreads out to 12.8 km. (8 miles) across and its length is about 21 km.… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Sea of Galilee — noun A lake in northern Israel, located about fifteen miles northeast of the ancient city of Nazareth. Syn: Lake Tiberius, Lake of Gennesaret, Sea of Kinnereth …   Wiktionary

  • Galilee, Sea of — or modern Lake Tiberias or biblical Lake of Gennesaret or Sea of Tiberias or Sea of Chinnereth or Hebrew Yam Kinneret geographical name lake 13 miles (21 kilometers) long & 7 miles (11 kilometers) wide N Israel on Syrian border traversed by… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Miraculous catch of fish — Two miracles Raphael (1515) …   Wikipedia

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