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Chinnereth; Chinneroth

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kin´ē̇ -reth , kin´ē̇ -roth ( כּנּרת , kinnereth (Deuteronomy 3:17; Joshua 19:35 , etc.)), (כּנרות , kinărōth ; Codex Vaticanus, Κενερέθ , Keneréth , Codex Alexandrinus, Χενερόθ , Cheneróth (Joshua 11:2 )): Taking the order in which the towns are mentioned, this city seems to have lain North of Rakkath (?Tiberias). It may have occupied the site of el-Mejdel, at the Southwest corner of the plain of Gennesaret. From this city the sea took its Old Testament name (Numbers 34:11 , etc.).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Chinnereth; Chinneroth'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​isb/​c/chinnereth-chinneroth.html. 1915.
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