Places Study on Sea of Tiberias

Places Study on Sea of Tiberias

John 21: After these things Jesus shewed himself again to the disciples at the sea of Tiberias; and on this wise shewed he himself.

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Chinnereth, Chinneroth, Sea of - The lake subsequently called LAKE OF GENNESARET, Sea of Tiberias,and SEA OFGALILEE,q
Adamah - Red earth, a fortified city of Naphtali, probably the modern Damieh, on the west side of the Sea of Tiberias (Joshua 19:33,36 )
Kartan - It was probably near the north-western shore of the Sea of Tiberias, identical with the ruined village el-Katanah
Gergesenes - (See Matthew 8:28) It is more than probable, that this was the same nation as is called in the Old Testament Girgashites; one of the cities of Canaan beyond the Sea of Tiberias
Hauran - Ezekiel 47:16 , was originally a small district south of Damascus, and east of the Sea of Tiberias, but was afterwards extended to the south and east, and under the Romans was called Auranitis
Tiberias - The town of Tiberias was on the western shore of Lake Galilee (also called the Sea of Galilee and the Sea of Tiberias) (John 6:1; John 6:23)
Nobah - end of the Sea of Tiberias
Nathanael - He was one of those to whom the Lord showed himself alive after his resurrection, at the Sea of Tiberias
Receipt of Custom - The publicans had houses or booths built for them at the foot of bridges, at the mouth of rivers, by the sea shore, and the parts of the lake of Gennesareth, or Sea of Tiberias, to collect the taxes on passengers and merchandise
Sea of Galilee - In Bible times it was known also as the Sea of Chinnereth (Numbers 34:11), the Lake of Gennesaret (Luke 5:1) and the Sea of Tiberias (John 6:1; John 6:16-25; John 21:1)
Tiberias - A town in Galilee, on the western shore of the Sea of Tiberias
Tiberias - a city situated in a small plain, surrounded by mountains, on the western coast of the sea of Galilee, which, from this city, was also called the Sea of Tiberias
Issachar - The tribe of Issachar had its portion in one of the best parts of the land of Canaan, along the great plain or valley of Jezreel, with the half tribe of Manasseh to the south, that of Zebulun to the north, the Mediterranean to the west, and Jordan, with the extremity of the Sea of Tiberias, to the east
Bartholomew - He was one of the disciples to whom our Lord appeared at the Sea of Tiberias after his resurrection (John 21:2 )
Adamah - A city in Naphtali's territory (Joshua 19:36 ) near where the Jordan River joins the Sea of Tiberias, perhaps modern Hagar ed-Damm
Nathanael - " He was one of the disciples to whom Christ appeared at the Sea of Tiberias after his resurrection, John 21:2 ; and after witnessing the ascension returned with the other apostles to Jerusalem, Acts 1:4,12,13
Bashan - The name of the territory east of the Sea of Tiberias. It included Salecah ( Salkhat , on the borders of the desert), Edrei ( ed-Der‘a ?), Ashtaroth (perhaps Tell Ashareh ), and Golan, one of the cities of refuge, the name of which may be preserved in the Jaulan , the region immediately east of the Sea of Tiberias
Chinnereth - The Sea of Chinnereth (Numbers 34:11 ; Joshua 13:27 ), or of Chinneroth (Joshua 12 :: 3 ), was the "lake of Gennesaret" or "Sea of Tiberias" (Deuteronomy 3:17 ; Joshua 11:2 )
Boar - At present wild boars frequent the marshes around the upper Jordan, and have been found on Mount Carmel, and in large herds near the Sea of Tiberias
Matthew - His ordinary abode was at Capernaum, and his office probably on the main road, near the Sea of Tiberias; here, in the midst of his business, he was called by Jesus to follow him, Matthew 9:9 Mark 2:14
Bethsaida -
A town in Galilee, on the west side of the Sea of Tiberias, in the "land of Gennesaret
Chinnereth - The sea or lake otherwise called the Sea of Galilee, Lake of Gennesaret, or Sea of Tiberias
Tiberias - 16 22) on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee (called the ‘Sea of Tiberias’ in John 6:1 ; John 21:1 , and in modern Arabic), and named in honour of the Roman Emperor. ... For the ‘ Sea of Tiberias ,’ see Galilee [Sea of]
Gennesaret, Sea of - It is also called "the Sea of Tiberias
Galilee, Sea of - These places being near accounts for the sea being called the LAKE OF GENNESARET and the Sea of Tiberias and of CHINNERETH
Fishing, the Art of - At the Sea of Tiberias (John 21:1-14 ), in obedience to his direction, the disciples cast their net "on the right side of the ship," and enclosed so many that "they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes
Sea - THE SEA OF GALILEE,Mark 1:16 ; also called the 'Sea of Tiberias,' John 21:1 ; the 'Sea of Chinnereth,' Numbers 34:11 ; Joshua 12:3 ; Joshua 13 :27; the 'Lake of Gennesaret,' Luke 5:1
Bartholomew - The supposition also acquires additional probability from considering, that Nathanael is particularly mentioned among the Apostles to whom Christ appeared at the Sea of Tiberias, after his resurrection; Simon Peter, Thomas, and Nathanael, of Cana in Galilee; the sons of Zebedee, namely, James and John; with two other of his disciples, probably Andrew and Philip, John 21:2
Sharon - Jerom, is a canton between Mount Tabor and the Sea of Tiberias
Philip (st.) And st. James' Day - Philip wasa native of Bethsaida, a town bordering on the Sea of Tiberias andwas one of the first of our Lord's disciples and was His constantcompanion and follower
Rezon - of Damascus and not far from the Sea of Tiberias, whom David overthrew ( 2 Samuel 8:3 ff
Naphtali - ... The tribe of Naphtali, called Nephtalim in Matthew 4:15 , were located in a rich and fertile portion of northern Palestine; having Asher on the west, the upper Jordan and part of the Sea of Tiberias on the east; and running north into the Lebanon range, some lower offshoots of which prolonged to the south formed the "mountains of Naphtali," Joshua 19:32-39 20:7
Boar - Pococke observed very large herds of wild boars on the side of Jordan, where it flows out of the Sea of Tiberias; and saw several of them on the other side lying among the reeds by the sea
Fish, Fisher - The Sea of Tiberias also still abounds in fish, Luke 5:5 John 21:6-11
Jabbok - a small river which falls into the Jordan below the Sea of Tiberias
Bethsaida - of and close to the Sea of Tiberias, in the land of Gennesareth (Mark 6:45-53; John 6:16-17; John 1:44; John 12:21)
Galilee, Sea of - Once John called it the “Sea of Tiberias” (Matthew 6:1 )
Galilee Sea of - It was also called the "Sea of Tiberias," from the city of that name, John 6:1, and "Sea of Chinneroth" in the Old Testament
Tiberias - The lake is also sometimes, called from the city, the Sea of Tiberias, John 6:1,23 21:1
Judea - The portion of Zebulon, bounded by Asher on the west, and Mount Tabor on the south, joined on the east the portion of Naphtali, which occupied the borders of the lake Gennesareth, or Sea of Tiberias. ... Samaria, lying between Judea and Galilee, in 32 15' north latitude, extended along the sea coast from Joppa to Dora, and along the river Jordan from the rivulet of Alexandrium to the southern extremity of the Sea of Tiberias; comprehending the territory of the tribe of Ephraim, of the half tribe of Manasseh, and part of Issachar. Its principal towns were Capernaum, at the northern extremity of the lake of Gennesareth; Bethsaida, a considerable village a few leagues south of Capernaum; Cinnereth, south of Bethsaida, rebuilt by Herod Antipas, and named Tiberias; Tarichaea, a considerable town at the efflux of the river Jordan from the Sea of Tiberias, thirty stadia south from the town of Tiberias; Nazareth, two leagues north-west of Mount Tabor, and equally distant from the lake of Gennesareth and the sea coast; Arbela, six miles west of Nazareth; Sepphoris, or Dio-Caesarea, now Sefouri, a large and well fortified town, about five leagues north north-west of Mount Tabor; Zabulon, a strong and populous place, sixty stadia south-east of Ptolemais; Acre, or Accon, seven miles north from the promontory of Carmel, afterward enlarged and called Ptolemais by Ptolemy I, of Egypt, and in the time of the crusades distinguished by the name of Acre, the last city possessed by the Christians in Syria, and was taken and destroyed by the Sultan Serapha, of Egypt, in 1291; Kedes, or Cydissus, a Levitical city at the foot of Mount Panium, twenty miles south-east of Tyre; Dan, originally Laish, on the north boundary of the Holy Land, about thirty miles south- east of Sidon; Paneas, near to Dan, or, according to some, only a different name for the same place, was repaired by Philip, son of Herod the Great, and by him named Caesarea, in honour of Augustus, with the addition of Philippi, to distinguish it from the other town of the same name in Samaria; Jotapata, the strongest town in Galilee, about four leagues north north-east of Dio-Caesarea; and Japha and Gischala, two other fortified places in the same district. ... Peraea, though the name would denote any extent of country beyond Jordan, is more particularly applied to that district in 32 north latitude, which formerly composed the territories of Sihon, the Amorite, and Og, king of Bashan; extending from the river Arnon (which flows through an extensive plain into the Dead Sea) to the mount of Gilead, where the Jordan issues from the Sea of Tiberias; and which fell to the lot of the tribes of Reuben and Gad, and the half tribe of Manasseh. Gaulonitis, a narrow strip of land between Batanaea and the shore of the Sea of Tiberias, stretching northward to Mount Hermon, and containing Gamala, a strong town near the southern extremity of the Sea of Tiberias; Argob, between this sea and Mount Hippos; Julias, supposed to be the same as Chorazin, and by others to be Bethsaida; and Seleuca, a fortified place on the east border of Lacus Samochonitis. Auranitis, or Ituraea, a mountainous and barren tract north of Batantaea, and bounded on the west by a branch of Mount Hermon, contained Bostra, or Bozra, about fifty miles east from the Sea of Tiberias, bordering on Arabia Petraea, afterward enlarged by Trajan, and named Trajana Bostra; and Trachonitis, in 33 15' north latitude, between Hermon and Antilibanus, eastward from the sources of Jordan, and containing Baal-gad, Mispah, Paneas, or Caesarea Philippi, and AEnos, nearly twenty-five miles east of Panaeas, and as far south south-west of Damascus. One of them, namely, Scythopolis, already described in the account of Samaria, was situated to the west of Jordan; but the other nine were all to the east of that river, namely, Gadara, or Kedar, a strong place on a hill, the capital of Peraea in the time of Josephus, about sixty stadia east from the Sea of Tiberias, and much frequented for its hot baths: Hippos, sometimes called Susitha, thirty stadia northwest of Gadara; Dium, or Dion, of which the situation is unknown, but conjectured by D'Anville to have been about seven leagues eastward from Pella, a considerable town supplied with copious fountains, on the river Jabbok, fourteen miles south-east of Gadara, and celebrated as the place to which the Christians retired, by divine admonition, before the destruction of Jerusalem; Canatha, south-east of Caesarea, and between the Jordan and Mount Hermon; Garasa, afterward Jaras, three leagues north- east from the upper extremity of the Sea of Tiberias, and much noted during the crusades; Rabbath-Ammon, the capital of the Ammonites, south-east of Ramoth, and near the source of the Jabbok, on the confines of Arabia, afterward called Philadelphia by Ptolemy Philadelphus, from whom it had received considerable improvements, of which the ruins are still visible; Abila, four leagues east from Gadara, in a fertile tract between the river Hieromax and Mount Gilead; and Capitolais, a town in Batanaea, five or six leagues east north-east of Gadara
Tiberias - A city, the modern Tubarich, on the western shore of the Sea of Tiberias
Gal'Ilee, Sea of - (Matthew 4:18 ) It was also called the "Sea of Tiberias," from the celebrated city of that name
Caves - ... Rock caverns abound along the shore of the Sea of Tiberias, and were often used as tombs, the bodies being laid in excavated shelves at the sides
Zebulun - His portion extended along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, one end of it bordering on this sea, and the other on the Sea of Tiberias, Joshua 19:10 , &c
Jordan - But besides these, there is a third and longer stream, which rises beyond the northern limit of Palestine, near Hasbeia on the west side of mount Hermon, flows twenty-four miles to the south, and unites with the other streams before they enter the "waters of Merom," now lake Huleh, the Jordan flows about nine miles south-ward to the Sea of Tiberias, through which its clear and smooth course may be traced twelve miles to the lower end. The Sea of Tiberias lies 312 (according to Lynch, 653) feet below the level of the Mediterranean, and the Dead Sea 1,316 feet; hence the fall of the Jordan between the two seas Isaiah 1,000 feet
Galilee, Sea of - ), or ‘the sea’ ( John 6:16 ), we find Lake of Gennesaret (only in Luke 5:1 ), Sea of Tiberias ( John 21:1 , and also as an explanatory or alternative name in John 6:1 ), but most frequently Sea of Galilee , which seems to have been the normal name
Adam - A city near the Jordan, towards the Sea of Tiberias, at some distance from which the waters of the Jordan were heaped up for the passage of the Jews, Joshua 3:16
Galilee, Sea of - ... (John 6:1 ; 21:1 ) calls it the "Sea of Tiberias" (q
Tiberias, Sea of - The Gospels - according to Matthew, Mark, and Luke - never use the designation "Sea of Tiberias" (still bahr Τubariyeh ), but the local name," sea" or "lake of Galilee," which shows they must have written before that became the universal designation, as it had in the time of John's writing
Tree - Between the Lake Samochonites and the Sea of Tiberias, the river Jordan is almost concealed by shady trees from the view of the traveller. Large herds of them are sometimes to be seen on the banks of the river, near the Sea of Tiberias, lying among the reeds, or feeding under the trees
Towel - Similar was the act of Peter on the Sea of Tiberias, when it is said "he girt his fisher's coat unto him, for he was naked
Bethsaida - Should he not know to what province his birthplace belonged?" Philip only governed the eastern districts by the Sea of Tiberias; but Galilee was the portion of his brother Antipas
Galilee - Besides these there was the cultivated European class the inhabitants of the Greek cities that surrounded the Sea of Tiberias, and the military representatives of the dominant power of Rome
Galilee, Sea of - "The Sea of Tiberias" is another designation, from the city (John 6:1)
Tabor - Due east you discover the Sea of Tiberias, distant about one day's journey
Sea - ... In 1848, Lieutenant Lynch of the United States' navy passed down the Jordan from the Sea of Tiberias, with two metallic boats, and spent three weeks in a survey of the Sea of Sodom. The Sea of Tiberias or of Galilee; the lake of Gennesareth, or of Cimmereth, Numbers 34:11 , is so called from the adjacent country, or from some of the principal cities on its shores
Lebanon - At the time this observation was made, the thermometer, in an elevated situation near the Sea of Tiberias, stood at 102½ in the shade
James - Some days after the resurrection of our Saviour, James and John went to fish in the Sea of Tiberias, where they saw Jesus
Galilee - The Valley was adjacent to the Sea of Tiberias
Sea of Galilee - The word ‘Sea’ (θάλασσα) stands alone in John 6:17-25, and the form ‘Sea of Tiberias’ (θάλασσα τῆς Τιβεριάδος) occurs in John 6:1; John 21:1. onwards the official designation became ‘Sea of Tiberias’; and as proof of this statement he cites the Palestinian Talmud. This reasoning, however, seems inconclusive; for, apart from the fact that the Palestinian Talmud contains much that is old, it seems impossible, in view of the conservatism of the Rabbis, that such a name as ‘Sea of Tiberias’ should be found in their writings, unless it had been in common use for a considerable time
Body (2) - Rather, it must be said that on the very day of His Resurrection the spirituality of His risen body was as clearly shown as in the case of that much later manifestation by the Sea of Tiberias (cf
Canaanites - The Girgashites lay next above the Amorites, on the east side of the Sea of Tiberias, and their land was afterward possessed by the half tribe of Manasseh
Palestine - It has several names—the Lake of Gennesaret, the Sea of Tiberias, Lake Chinnereth—but it is best known as the Sea of Galilee
John the Apostle - 21 the two sons of Zebedee are among the group of seven disciples to whom our Lord appeared at the Sea of Tiberias, and again the disciple whom Jesus loved and Peter are distinguished: the one as the first to discern the risen Lord upon the shore, the other as the first to plunge into the water to go to Him