Gennesaret
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Gennesaret
Bible Meaning: A harp
Strong's Concordance #G1082

In the Bible, the Sea of Galilee is also referred to as the Sea of Chinnereth (Numbers 34:11), the Sea of Tiberias (John 6:1) and Lake Gennesaret (Luke 5:1). Please see our article on Galilee for more information about the sea.

Map showing location of Gennesaret near Sea of Galilee Map

Gennesaret is also used as a reference to a fertile region around the lake.

Area on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee between Capernaum and Magdala where Jesus performed many of his miracles.

Important verses

Matthew 14:34
And when they had crossed over, they came to the land, unto Gennesaret.

Mark 6:53
And when they had crossed over, they came to the land unto Gennesaret, and moored to the shore.

Luke 5:1
Now it came to pass, while the multitude pressed upon him and heard the word of God, that he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret.

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