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A city of ancient Palestine on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee. It was Jesus's home for much of his ministry and the site of many events in the New Testament. A nearby elevation is said to have been the setting for the Sermon on the Mount.


(Placename) a ruined town in N Israel, on the NW shore of the Sea of Galilee: closely associated with Jesus Christ during his ministry


(kəˈpɜr neɪ əm, -ni-)

an ancient site in N Israel, on the Sea of Galilee: center of Jesus' ministry in Galilee.
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From Joppa, Jerusalem, the River Jordan, the Sea of Tiberias, Nazareth, Bethany, Bethlehem, and other points of interest in the Holy Land can be visited, and here those who may have preferred to make the journey from Beirut through the country, passing through Damascus, Galilee, Capernaum, Samaria, and by the River Jordan and Sea of Tiberias, can rejoin the steamer.
Now there was a royal official whose son was ill in Capernaum.
While in this area they also spent time in Nazareth (Jesus' childhood home), the Mount of Beatitudes, Dan (where the Jordan River begins), Korazim (a city Jesus cursed for rejecting him), and Capernaum (the hometown of St.
The Gospel reading was from Mark, chapter 1 and concerned the healing of the demonised man in the synagogue at Capernaum.
I mumbled the hymns and listened to the Reverend Wyn Hughes as he preached about Jesus's exorcism and healing in the town of Capernaum.
of Beatitudes, Capernaum and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and a wreath laying ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and Museum.
But while Matthew's account shows Jesus making the prayer during the Sermon on the Mount (that is, in Capernaum by the Sea of Galilee), Luke and Mark mention it in the context of Jesus' journey to Jerusalem and his eventual Passion, with Mark more specifically situating the teaching on how to pray in Jesus' approach to the Holy City via the Mount of Olives.
Capernaum and Joshua Nkomo Scholarships: HLF provides comprehensive educational support in the form of school fees, uniforms and school materials to orphaned and vulnerable children (OVCs) in need and highly talented students.
We meet Jesus on his way from his first base of operations in Capernaum to his hometown.
does discuss Luke's redaction of the centurion of Capernaum in relation to Matthew's version, the analysis's strength is in exploring how historical evidence can paint a fuller picture of the story's backdrop.