Chorazin
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Chorazin
Bible Meaning: A furnance of smoke
Strong's Concordance #G5523

Chorazin is located northwest of the Sea of Galilee near Capernaum. Its only mention in the New Testament concerns Jesus' condemnation of the city for not repenting of their sins in spite of the mighty works done in them.

Cities of Northern Ancient Israel Map

Important verses

Matthew 11:20 - 22
Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not: Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works, which were done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.

But I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the day of judgment, than for you.

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