Sea Of Galilee
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Sea of Galilee

SEA OF GALILEE

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Sea Of Galilee

So called from the province of Galilee, which bordered on the western side. (Matthew 4:18) It was also called the "Sea of Tiberias," from the celebrated city of that name. (John 6:1) At its northwestern angle was a beautiful and fertile plain called "Gennesaret," and from that it derived the name of "Lake of Gennesaret." (Luke 5:1) It was called in the Old Testament "the Sea of Chinnereth" or "Cinneroth," (Numbers 34:11; Joshua 12:3) from a town of that name which stood on or near its shore. (Joshua 19:35) Its modern name is Bahr Tubariyeh . Most of our Lord's public life was spent in the environs of this sea. The surrounding region was then the most densely peopled in all Palestine. no less than nine very populous cities stood on the very shores of the lake. The Sea of Galilee is of an oval long and six broad. It is 60 miles northeast of Jerusalem and 27 east of the Mediterranean Sea. The river Jordan enters it at its northern end and passes out at its southern end. In fact the bed of the lake is just a lower section of the Great Jordan valley. Its more remarkable feature is its deep depression, being no less than 700 feet below the level of the ocean. The scenery is bleak and monotonous, being surrounded by a high and almost unbroken wall of hills, on account of which it is exposed to frequent sudden and violent storms. The great depression makes the climate of the shores almost tropical. This is very sensibly felt by the traveller in going down from the plains of Galilee. In summer the heat is intense, and even in early spring the air has something of an Egyptian balminess. The water of the lake is sweet, cool and transparent; and as the beach is everywhere pebbly is has a beautiful sparkling look. It abounds in fish now as in ancient times. There were large fisheries on the lake, and much commerce was carried on upon it.

Greek
5085. Tiberias -- Tiberias, a city of Galilee, also another name ...
... Tiberias, a city of Galilee, also another name for the Sea of Galilee. Part of Speech:
Noun, Feminine Transliteration: Tiberias Phonetic Spelling: (tib-er-ee-as ...
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966. Bethsaida -- "house of fish," Bethsaida, the name of two ...
... 965, 966. Bethsaida. 967 . "house of fish," Bethsaida, the name of two
cities on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. Part of Speech ...
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1148. Dalmanoutha -- Dalmanutha, an unidentified place near the ...
... Dalmanutha, an unidentified place near the Sea of Galilee. Part of Speech: Proper
Noun, Indeclinable Transliteration: Dalmanoutha Phonetic Spelling: (dal-man-oo ...
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3093. Magadan -- Magadan, an unidentified place near the Sea of ...
... Magadan, an unidentified place near the Sea of Galilee. Part of Speech: Proper Noun,
Indeclinable Transliteration: Magadan Phonetic Spelling: (mag-dal-ah ...
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1082. Gennesaret -- Gennesaret, a fertile plain on W. shore of the ...
... Gennesaret, a fertile plain on W. shore of the Sea of Galilee. Part of Speech: Proper
Noun, Indeclinable Transliteration: Gennesaret Phonetic Spelling: (ghen-nay ...
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3094. Magdalene -- Magdalene, of Magdala, a place on the coast of ...
... Magdalene, of Magdala, a place on the coast of the Sea of Galilee near Tiberias.
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: Magdalene Phonetic Spelling ...
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1056. Galilaia -- Galilee, the northern region of Palestine, also ...
... Galilee, the northern region of Palestine, also the name of a sea. Part of Speech:
Noun, Feminine Transliteration: Galilaia Phonetic Spelling: (gal-il-ah'-yah ...
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2281. thalassa -- the sea
... Short Definition: the sea, lake Definition: (a) the sea, in contrast to the land,
(b) a particular sea or lake, eg the sea of Galilee (Tiberias), the Red Sea. ...
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3484. Nain -- Nain, a village of Galilee
... Proper Noun, Indeclinable Transliteration: Nain Phonetic Spelling: (nah-in') Short
Definition: Nain Definition: Nain, a city south-west of the Sea of Galilee. ...
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1046. Gadarenos -- of Gadara, Gadarene
... belonging to Gadara Definition: Gadarene, belonging to Gadara (an important Hellenized
town, one of the Decapolis, and south-east of the Sea of Galilee). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6160. arabah -- a steppe or desert plain, also a desert valley ...
... 6159, 6160. arabah. 6161 . a steppe or desert plain, also a desert valley
running S. from the Sea of Galilee. Transliteration: arabah ...
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8396. Tabor -- a mountain Southwest of the Sea of Galilee, also ...
... a mountain Southwest of the Sea of Galilee, also several other places in Isr.
Transliteration: Tabor Phonetic Spelling: (taw-bore') Short Definition: Tabor. ...
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Library

By the Sea of Galilee - the Final Call of the First Disciples, and ...
... CHAPTER XIII. BY THE SEA OF GALILEE - THE FINAL CALL OF THE FIRST DISCIPLES, AND
THE MIRACULOUS DRAUGHT OF FISHES. (Matthew 4:18-22; Mark 1:16-20; Luke 5:1-11.) ...
/.../edersheim/the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xiii by the sea.htm

Appearance at Sea of Galilee.
... XXIV. APPEARANCE AT SEA OF GALILEE. "After these things Jesus manifested
Himself again to the disciples at the Sea of Tiberias; and ...
/.../the expositors bible the gospel of st john vol ii/xxiv appearance at sea of.htm

Jesus Heals Multitudes Beside the Sea of Galilee.
... Part Fifth. From Second Passover Until Third.(Time: One Year.) XL. Jesus Heals
Multitudes Beside the Sea of Galilee. ^A Matthew 12:15-21; ^B Mark 3:7-12. ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/xl jesus heals multitudes beside.htm

The Lake of Gennesaret; Or, the Sea of Galilee and Tiberias.
... A Chorographical Century. Chapters 61-70 Chapter 70 The lake of Gennesaret;
or, the sea of Galilee and Tiberias. Jordan is measured ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 70 the lake of.htm

And Jesus Departed Thence, and came to the Side of the Sea of ...
... The Text of the Diatessaron. Section XXIII. And Jesus departed thence,
and came to the side of the sea of Galilee� [1] [1606] And ...
/.../hogg/the diatessaron of tatian/section xxiii and jesus departed.htm

In Galilee.
... ntc3306. Map of Sea of Galilee (John 21:1). 1. After these things Jesus showed
himself again to his disciples at the sea of Tiberias. ...
/.../johnson/the new testament commentary vol iii john/in galilee.htm

The Call by the Sea
... Day was breaking over the Sea of Galilee. The disciples, weary with a night of
fruitless toil, were still in their fishing boats on the lake. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/white/the desire of ages/chapter 25 the call by.htm

Jesus Calls Four Fishermen to Follow Him.
... (Time: One Year.) XXX. Jesus Calls Four Fishermen to Follow Him. (Sea of Galilee,
Near Capernaum.) ^A Matthew 4:18-22; ^B Mark 1:16-20; ^C Luke 5:1-11. ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/xxx jesus calls four fishermen.htm

The Early Preaching and the First Disciples
... And passing along by the sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew the brother
of Simon casting a net in the sea; for they were fishers. ...
/.../chadwick/the gospel of st mark/chapter 1 14-20 the early preaching.htm

The Five Thousand Fed.
... Jesus went over the Sea of Galilee. ... Sea of Tiberias. Another name of the Sea of Galilee
at that time better known to Gentile readers. (John 6:2). ...
/.../johnson/the new testament commentary vol iii john/the five thousand fed.htm

Subtopics

Sea

Sea Of Chinnereth

Sea Of Galilee

Sea Of Gennesaret

Sea of Glass

Sea of Joppa

Sea of Lot

Sea of Sodom

Sea of the Arabah

Sea of the Philistines

Sea of the Plain Arabah

Sea of Tiberias

Sea: Creation of

Sea: Jesus Walked Upon Lake Galilee

Sea: Lake Galilee Calmed by Jesus

Sea: Symbolical in Daniel's Vision

Sea: Symbolical in John's Apocalyptic Vision

Sea: The Dead, to be Given up by The, at the Resurrection

The Sea of Great Depth

The Sea of Heavy Afflictions

The Sea of Immense Extent

The Sea: (Covered With Waters) of the Diffusion of Spiritual

The Sea: (Roaring) Hostile Armies

The Sea: (Smooth As Glass) the Peace of Heaven

The Sea: (Trouble) the Wicked

The Sea: (Waves of) Devastating Armies

The Sea: (Waves of) Righteousness

The Sea: (Waves of) the Unsteady

The Sea: Called The: Deep

The Sea: Called The: Great and Wide Sea

The Sea: Called The: Great Waters

The Sea: Caused to Foam by Leviathan

The Sea: Commercial Nations: Derived Great Wealth From

The Sea: Commercial Nations: Often Built Cities on the Borders of

The Sea: Darkness the Swaddling Band of

The Sea: God: Created

The Sea: God: Does What he Pleases In

The Sea: God: Dries Up, by his Rebuke

The Sea: God: Founded the Earth Upon

The Sea: God: Made the Birds and Fished out of

The Sea: God: Measures the Waters of

The Sea: God: Set Bounds To, by a Perpetual Decree

The Sea: God: Shakes, by his Word

The Sea: God: Stills, by his Power

The Sea: Great Rivers often Called

The Sea: Inhabited by Innumerable Creatures Great and Small

The Sea: Lakes often Called

The Sea: Made to Glorify God

The Sea: Numerous Islands In

The Sea: Passed Over in Ships

The Sea: Raised by the Wind

The Sea: Replenished by Rivers

The Sea: Rivers Supplied by Exhalations From

The Sea: Sailing On, Dangerous

The Sea: Sand the Barrier of

The Sea: Seas Mentioned in Scripture: Mediterranean or Great Sea

The Sea: Seas Mentioned in Scripture: Red Sea

The Sea: Seas Mentioned in Scripture: Salt of Dead Sea

The Sea: Seas Mentioned in Scripture: Sea of Galilee

The Sea: Seas Mentioned in Scripture: Sea of Jazer

The Sea: Seas Mentioned in Scripture: Sea of Joppa or Sea of the Philistines

The Sea: Seas Mentioned in Scripture: The Adriatic or Sea of Adria

The Sea: Shall Give up Its Dead at the Last Day

The Sea: The Clouds the Garment of

The Sea: The Gathering Together of the Waters Originally Called

The Sea: The Renewed Earth Shall be Without

The Sea: The Shore of, Covered With Sand

The Sea: The Waves of Mighty

The Sea: The Waves of Multitudinous

The Sea: The Waves of Raised Upon High

The Sea: The Waves of Tossed to and Fro

The Sea: The Waves of Tumultuous

The Sea: The Wonders of God Seen In

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