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1 G Gennesaret 1 ospel eography in

2 Palestine in the days of Christ 2 01 Mediterranean Sea 02 Sea of Galilee 03 Nazareth 04 Mt Carmel 05 Judea 06 Sychar 07 Idumea 08 Bethlehem 09 Wise men – East 10 Egypt 11 Galilee 12 Jerusalem 12 Jordan 14 Betharabah 15 Cana 15 Capernaum 17 Gennesaret 18 Dalmanutha 19 Nain 20 Gergesa 21 Bethsaida 22 Phoenicia 23 Tyre 24 Sidon 25 Decapolis 26 Caesarea Philippi 27 Mt Hermon 28 Samaria 29 Jericho 30 Bethphage 31 Bethany 32 Gethsemane 33 Cyrene 34 Arimathea 35 Golgotha 36 Emmaus 37 Mt Olives 38 Dead Sea Where are these places ?

3 3 Palestine Region Nazareth. Mt Carmel. Bethlehem. Wise men – East Jerusalem. Egypt JUDEA Jordan River GALILEE. Bethsaida Gennesaret. IDUMEA Tyre. Sidon. DECAPOLIS Jericho. Bethphage. Arimathea.. Bethany. Betharabah Cana.. Nain. Gergesa. Mt Hermon Samaria.. Sea of Galilee Dalmanutha. Capernaum. Mediterranean Sea. Emmaus Jerusalem Gethsemane Golgotha Mt Olives Sychar. Dead Sea. Caesarea Philippi PHOENICIA Gennesaret

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5 5 Mark 6:53 When they had crossed over, they came to the land of Gennesaret and anchored there. Gospel in Geography

6 6 Name: The first syllable of the name Gennesaret is evidently the Hebrew “gan” – Garden, or “ganne sarim” which means Princely garden

7 7 Closer view

8 8 Gennesaret – South West of Capernaum

9 9 Gennesaret There just is NO city today that is called Gennesaret Searched My search brought me to the middle of the Sea of Galilee Because the Sea of Galilee was once called Gennesaret WHY?

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11 11 Believed to be the area of the city of Gennesaret Just like we found when looking for Capernaum

12 12 Believed to be the area of the city of Gennesaret Just like we found when looking for Capernaum

13 Gennesaret 13 Gennesaret Gennesaret: This village on the shores of the Sea of Galilee marks the place where Jesus and his disciples landed. ( Mark 6:53 – Mat 14:34 )

14 14 Luke 5:1 So it was, as the multitude pressed about Him to hear the word of God, that He stood by the Lake of Gennesaret, Gospel in Geography The Sea of Galilee, also Lake of Gennesaret, Lake Kinneret or Sea of Tiberias

15 15 Luke 5:1 And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret, Gospel in Geography

16 16 Lake Gennesaret This is called by four different names in Scripture. 1.The “Sea of Chinnereth” or Chinneroth Numbers 34:11, Joshua 12:3, Joshua 13.27 Numbers 34:11 And the coast shall go down from Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of Ain; and the border shall descend, and shall reach unto the side of the sea of Chinnereth eastward: Gospel in Geography

17 17 Lake Gennesaret This is called by four different names in Scripture. 2. The “Lake of Gennesaret” Luke 5:1 – The name of the extended plain adjoining the lake. Luke 5:1 And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret, Gospel in Geography

18 18 Lake Gennesaret This is called by four different names in Scripture. 3. The “Sea of Tiberias” John 6:1, 21:1 The name used by the natives at this time. John 6:1 After these things Jesus went over the sea of Galilee, which is the sea of Tiberias. Gospel in Geography

19 19 Lake Gennesaret This is called by four different names in Scripture. 4. “Sea of Galilee” Mat 4:18, Mat 15:29, Luke 5:1 Luke 5:1 And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret, Gospel in Geography

20 20 Gennesaret Illustrated Bible Dictionary: And Treasury of Biblical History, Biography, Geography, Doctrine, and Literature. Gennesaret “Garden of Riches” (1.) A town of Naphtali, called Chinnereth (Jos 19:35), sometimes in the plural form Chinneroth (Jos 11:2). In later times the name was gradually changed to Genezar and Gennesaret (Luke 5:1). This city stood on the western shore of the lake to which it gave its name. No trace of it remains. The plain of Gennesaret has been called, from its fertility and beauty, "the Paradise of Galilee.“Jos 19:35Jos 11:2Luke 5:1 (2.) The Lake of Gennesaret, the Grecian form of Chinnereth.

21 21 Gennesaret Joshua 19:35 35 And the fortified cities are Ziddim, Zer, Hammath, Rakkath, Chinnereth, Joshua 11:2 2 and to the kings who were from the north, in the mountains, in the plain south of Chinneroth, in the lowland, and in the heights of Dor on the west, Luke 5:1 1 So it was, as the multitude pressed about Him to hear the word of God, that He stood by the Lake of Gennesaret,


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