Sea of Galilee

Sea of Galilee
   A small (14 miles long and 8 miles across at its broadest point) freshwater lake in northern Israel; often mentioned in the Bible. It is called the Sea of Kinneret (Lake Kinneret) in the Old Testament. The name Galilee is used in the New Testament. It is also called Lake Tiberias for a city on its shore. The Sea of Galilee lies on the Jordan plain in Israel, 30 miles from the Mediterranean Sea. It touches the Golan Heights on the northeast. The Jordan River flows southward through it.

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  • Sea of Galilee —     Sea of Tiberias     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Sea of Tiberias     So called in John 21:1 (cf. 6:1), otherwise known as the sea of Galilee (Matthew 4:18; Mark 1:16; John 6:1) or as the lake of Genesareth (Luke 5:1, and Rabbinical writings), or …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • 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

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  • Sea Of Galilee Studios — (Chorazim,Израиль) Категория отеля: Адрес: Korazim , Chorazim, 12391, Израил …   Каталог отелей

  • Sea Of Galilee Guest House — (Алмагор,Израиль) Категория отеля: Адрес: Moshav Almagor, Алмагор, 12922, Израиль …   Каталог отелей

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  • Sea of Galilee Boat — The Sea of Galilee Boat housed in the Yigal Alon Museum in Kibbutz Ginosar, Tiberias The Sea of Galilee Boat also known as the Jesus Boat was an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century CE (the time of Jesus Christ), discovered in 1986 on the… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Sea of Galilee — large lake in northeast Israel through which the Jordan river flows …   English contemporary dictionary

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