1082. Gennésaret
Strong's Concordance
Gennésaret: Gennesaret, a fertile plain on W. shore of the Sea of Galilee
Original Word: Γεννησαρέτ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Proper Noun, Indeclinable
Transliteration: Gennésaret
Phonetic Spelling: (ghen-nay-sar-et')
Short Definition: Gennesaret
Definition: Gennesaret, a fertile district by the lake of Tiberias, which was in consequence sometimes called the Lake of Gennesaret.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Hebrew origin, cf. Kinaroth
Definition
Gennesaret, a fertile plain on W. shore of the Sea of Galilee
NASB Translation
Gennesaret (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1082: Γεννησαρέτ

Γεννησαρέτ (so G T Tr WH), Γεννησαρεθ (Lachmann in Matthew 14:34) (Γενησαρετ Rec. in Mark 6:58; cf. Tdf. edition 2 Proleg., p. xxxv., edition 7 Proleg., p. liv. note{3}) (Targums גֲּנֵיסַר or גִּנּוסַר (according to Delitzsch (Römerbr. in d. Hebrew übers., p. 27) גִּנֵּיסַר, גִּנּוּסַר; Γεννησαρ, 1 Macc. 11:67; Josephus, b. j. 2, 20, 6 etc.; Genesara, Pliny, 5, 15), Gennesaret, a very lovely and fertile region on the Sea of Galilee (Josephus, b. j. 3, 10, 7): γῆ Γεννησαρέτ Matthew 14:34; Mark 6:53; λίμνη Γεννησαρέτ Luke 5:1, anciently כִּנֶּרֶת יָם, Numbers 34:11, or כִּנֲּרות יָם, Joshua 12:3, from the city כִּנֶּרֶת, Deuteronomy 3:17, which was near by; called in the Gospels θάλασσα τῆς Γαλιλαίας, Mark 1:16; Matthew 4:18; θάλασσα τῆς Τιβεριάδος, John 6:1; John 21:1. The lake, according to Josephus, b. j. 3, 10, 7, is 140 stadia long and 40 wide; (its extreme dimensions now are said to average 12 1/4 miles by 6 3/4 miles, and its level to be nearly 700 feet below that of the Mediterranean). Cf. Rüetschi in Herzog v., p. 6f; Furrer in Schenkel ii., p. 322ff; (Wilson in The Recovery of Jerusalem, Part ii.; Robinson, Phys. Geog. of the Holy Land, p. 199ff; BB. DD. For conjectures respecting the derivation of the word cf. Alex.'s Kitto under the end; Merrill, Galilee in the Time of Christ, § vii.).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Gennesaret.

Of Hebrew origin (compare Kinnrowth); Gennesaret (i.e. Kinnereth), a lake and plain in Palestine -- Gennesaret.

see HEBREW Kinnrowth

Forms and Transliterations
Γεννησαρετ Γεννησαρέτ Γεννησαρὲτ Gennesaret Gennesarét Gennesarèt Gennēsaret Gennēsarét Gennēsarèt
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3 Occurrences


Γεννησαρέτ — 3 Occ.

Matthew 14:34 N
GRK: γῆν εἰς Γεννησαρέτ
NAS: they came to land at Gennesaret.
KJV: into the land of Gennesaret.
INT: land of Gennesaret

Mark 6:53 N
GRK: ἦλθον εἰς Γεννησαρὲτ καὶ προσωρμίσθησαν
NAS: to land at Gennesaret, and moored
KJV: the land of Gennesaret, and
INT: they came to Gennesaret and drew to shore

Luke 5:1 N
GRK: τὴν λίμνην Γεννησαρέτ
NAS: by the lake of Gennesaret;
KJV: by the lake of Gennesaret,
INT: the lake of Gennesaret

3 Occurrences

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