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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Magdala

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The ancient Migdal-el in the border of Naphtali, Joshua 19:38; now a small Turkish village called Medjel. It lay near the shore of the Sea of Galilee, at its most westerly point, three miles northwest of Tiberias; in the southern part of a small plain on which stood also Capernaum at the other end, and Dalmanutha in its immediate vicinity, Matthew 15:39; Mark 8:10 . Mary Magdalene was born, or resided, at Magdala; and it was the seat of a Jewish school after Jerusalem was destroyed.

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Magdala'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/m/magdala.html. 1859.

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