Sea of Chinnereth
geographical name see Galilee, Sea of

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  • Chinnereth, Sea of — geographical name see galilee (Sea of) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Galilee, Sea of —    (Matt. 4:18; 15:29), is mentioned in the Bible under three other names.    1) In the Old Testament it is called the sea of Chinnereth (Num. 34:11; Josh. 12:3; 13:27), as is supposed from its harp like shape. (2). The lake of Gennesareth once… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 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

  • Tiberias, Sea of —    Called also the Sea of Galilee (q.v.) and of Gennesaret. In the Old Testament it is called the Sea of Chinnereth or Chinneroth. John (21:1) is the only evangelist who so designates this lake. His doing so incidentally confirms the opinion that …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Chinnereth —    Lyre, the singular form of the word (Deut. 3:17; Josh. 19:35), which is also used in the plural form, Chinneroth, the name of a fenced city which stood near the shore of the lake of Galilee, a little to the south of Tiberias. The town seems to …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • CHINNERETH, CHINNEROTH — (Heb. כִּנֶּרֶת, כִּנְרוֹת), one of the fortified cities of the tribe of naphtali on the shore of the Sea of Galilee (Josh. 19:35). It first appears in the list of cities conquered by Thutmose III (c. 1469 B.C.E) together with Laish, Hazor, and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Land of Israel — For other uses, see Israel (disambiguation) The Land of Israel (Hebrew: אֶרֶץ יִשְׂרָאֵל, Eretz Yisrael,) is the region which, according to the Hebrew Bible, was promised by God to the descendants of Abraham through his son Isaac [See 6th and 7th …   Wikipedia

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  • GAD — (Heb. גָּד), one of the 12 tribes of Israel, tracing its descent to Gad, a son of Jacob, borne to him by Zilpah, the maidservant of Leah (Gen. 30:10–11). The tribe was comprised of seven large families, the Zephonites, Haggites, Shunites, Oznites …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JORDAN — (Heb. הַ)יַּרְדֵּן), river flowing from the Anti Lebanon mountains south through Lake Kinneret and emptying into the Dead Sea. The name Jordan is first attested in the 13th century B.C.E. Papyrus Anastasi 1 (13:1). In the Septuagint the Hebrew… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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