Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1082: Gennesaret (pronounced ghen-nay-sar-et')

of Hebrew origin (compare 3672); Gennesaret (i.e. Kinnereth), a lake and plain in Palestine:--Gennesaret.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



Gennesaret = "a harp"

1) a lake also called the sea of Galilee or the sea of Tiberias The lake 12 by 7 miles (20 by 11 km) and 700 feet (210 m) below the Mediterranean Sea.

2) a very lovely and fertile region on the Sea of Galilee.

Part of Speech: noun proper locative

Relation: of Hebrew origin, compare H3672


This word is used 3 times:

Matthew 14:34: "into the land of Gennesaret."
Mark 6:53: "into the land of Gennesaret, and drew to the shore."
Luke 5:1: "stood by the lake of Gennesaret,"

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