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Sea of Galilee

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

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...

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Sea of Galilee

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

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...

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Galilee, Sea of

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 119 words.

In northern Palestine; also called ‘the Lake of Gennesaret’ (Luke 5: 1) and ‘the Sea of Tiberias’ (John 6: 1),

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Galilee, Sea of

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 119 words.

In northern Palestine; also called ‘the Lake of Gennesaret’ (Luke 5: 1) and ‘the Sea of Tiberias’ (

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Galilee, Sea of

in Dictionary Plus Social Sciences

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 56 words.

A freshwater lake in Israel. Fed by the River Jordan, it is the lowest freshwater lake in the world and

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Galilee, Sea of

Seán Freyne.

in The Oxford Companion to the Bible

January 1993; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 604 words.

(Map 12:Y2–3). A large, heart‐shaped expanse of water, 20 km (12.5 mi) long by 11km (7 mi) wide

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Galilee, Sea of

Seán Freyne.

in The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 572 words.

A large, heartshaped expanse of water, 12.5 mi (20 km) long by 7 mi (11 km) wide at its maximum

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Galilee, Sea of

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 51 words.

Freshwater lake in n Israel, fed by the River Jordan. Israel's major reservoir, it is an important fishing ground

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Greigite detected as dominating remanence carrier in Late Pleistocene sediments, Lisan formation, from Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee), Israel

H. Ron, N. R. Nowaczyk, U. Frank, M. J. Schwab, R. Naumann, B. Striewski and A. Agnon.

in Geophysical Journal International

July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics. 7429 words.

Summary

A rock magnetic investigation of three sedimentary cores of Lisan formation of late Pleistocene age from Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) northern...

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Galilee, Storm On the Sea of

Annemarie Weyl Carr.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 120 words.

Matthew 8:23–27, Mark 4:35–41, and Luke 8:22–25 tell of Christ sleeping in a storm-tossed boat on the Lake of Galilee.

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Nazareth

Edwin D. Freed.

in The Oxford Companion to the Bible

January 1993; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 284 words.

(Map 12:X3). A town in southern Galilee about fifteen miles southwest of the Sea of Galilee and twenty

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Hazor

Amnon Ben-Tor.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

November 1996; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 3100 words.

site located in the Upper Galilee, 15 km (9 mi.) north of the Sea of Galilee (map reference 2032 ×

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Nazareth

Edwin D. Freed.

in The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 266 words.

A town in southern Galilee about fifteen miles southwest of the Sea of Galilee and twenty miles from the Mediterranean

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Jordan Valley

Moawiyah Ibrahim.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

November 1996; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 3091 words.

The Jordan Rift Valley lies between the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea. It is situated below sea level

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Chorazin

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 29 words.

A town on the Sea of *Galilee, north of *Capernaum, rebuked by Jesus for its lack

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Bethsaida

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 59 words.

A town on the NE of the Sea of *Galilee where Peter, *Andrew, and *Philip were

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Gennesaret

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 12 words.

A district on the W. shore of the Sea of Galilee.

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Gennesaret

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 12 words.

A district on the W. shore of the Sea of *Galilee.

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Lake of Gennesaret

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

An alternative used in Luke 5: 1 for the Sea of Galilee.

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Gennesaret, Lake of

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 15 words.

An alternative used in Luke 5: 1 for the Sea of *Galilee.

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Gennesaret, Lake of

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 15 words.

An alternative used in Luke 5: 1 for the Sea of Galilee.

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