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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Gennesaret

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Supposed to be a corruption of Chinnereth, which see. "The land of Gennesaret," Matthew 14:34 Mark 6:53 , was a tract of land some three of four; miles long on the western border of the Sea of Galilee. It was a lovely and exceedingly fertile region; in it probably lay Capernaum and Bethsaida of Galilee, places often visited by our Lord. See SEA 4.

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Gennesaret'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/g/gennesaret.html. 1859.

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