Gennesaret


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Gennesaret

(gĕnĕs`ərĕt). 1 See Galilee, Sea ofGalilee, Sea of,
 Lake Tiberias
, or Lake Kinneret
, lake, 64 sq mi (166 sq km), 14 mi (23 km) long, and 3 to 7 mi (4.8–11.3 km) wide, NE Israel; its surface is c.700 ft (210 m) below sea level.
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. 2 Fertile plain, NW of the Sea of Galilee. It is mentioned in the New Testament.
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After making the crossing to the other side of the sea, Jesus and His disciples came to land at Gennesaret and tied up there.
Presents 18 important miracles performed by Jesus, including The Wonderful Fishing, The Leper of Gennesaret and The Resurrection of Lazarus.
Besides, the little boats on Gennesaret were far from comparable to our pinken, our modern fishing one-masters.
Lake Gennesaret or Galilee was the centre of life for the triangle of little towns that Jesus performed 95 per cent of his ministry in.
Nazareth and the region of the Lake of Gennesaret were his patris, a term that can equally mean his hometown, his home country or his birthplace (Mk 6:4; Mt 13:57; Lk 4:24; Jn 1:46).
But news of the healings at Gennesaret in Galilee had preceded Jesus into Syria.
Campbell compares the narrator to "the diseased men of Gennesaret seeking wholeness by touching the hem of Christ's garment" (73) and "Jacob refusing to release the angel until he is blessed" (74).
The whole appearance of the scene precisely what we would expect and desire the scenery of Gennesaret to be, grand beauty, but quiet calm.
On the other side of the sea, at Gennesaret, it is Jesus who heals; the people of Gennesaret were enlivened by Jesus' presence and "scurried about .
THE word `petrel' is from the Italian Petrello (little Peter) because during storms they seem to `pat' the waves with alternate feet as if walking on water like the Apostle Peter walking upon the Lake of Gennesaret to join Christ.
Perhaps Rome too had a Fisheries Department where the bureaucrats multiply as the fish disappear; certainly, on that night, fish in Lake Gennesaret were as scarce as cod off Newfoundland today.