Nazareth


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Naz·a·reth

 (năz′ər-əth)
A town of northern Israel southeast of Haifa. Settled in prehistoric times, it is first mentioned in the New Testament as the boyhood home of Jesus. The modern town is a trade center and pilgrimage site.

Nazareth

(ˈnæzərɪθ)
n
(Placename) a town in N Israel, in Lower Galilee: the home of Jesus in his youth. Pop: 62 700 (2003 est)

Naz•a•reth

(ˈnæz ər əθ)

n.
a town in N Israel: the childhood home of Jesus. 45,600.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Nazareth - a historic town in northern Israel that is mentioned in the Gospels as the home of Joseph and MaryNazareth - a historic town in northern Israel that is mentioned in the Gospels as the home of Joseph and Mary
Galilee - an area of northern Israel; formerly the northern part of Palestine and the ancient kingdom of Israel; the scene of Jesus's ministry
Translations
الناصرة‎
Nazaret
Nasaret
נָצְרַת‎
Nazaretas

Nazareth

[ˈnæzərəθ] NNazaret m

Nazareth

[ˈnæzərɪθ] nNazareth f
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When I long to go abroad and study, I always remember that there were three great schools in Athens and two in Jerusalem, but the Teacher of all teachers came out of Nazareth, a little village hidden away from the bigger, busier world.
He continued his walk, but he had scarcely gone a hundred paces, when a furious fellow, leaning between two soldiers, spat in the king's face, as once an infamous and accursed Jew spit in the face of Jesus of Nazareth.
In other words, all at the right end of the piece became devoted Bourbonists, devoutly believing that princes, who were daily mentioned with so much reverence and respect, could be nothing else but perfect; while the opposite extreme were disposed to think that nothing good could come of Nazareth.
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.
To his great baptism flocked With awe the regions round, and with them came From Nazareth the son of Joseph deemed To the flood Jordan--came as then obscure, Unmarked, unknown.
As with last week, where I chose to take two weeks of readings from 1 Corinthians together, I think that the story of Jesus' sermon in Nazareth may better be treated as one rather than two preaching opportunities.
Watching Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ," you wonder if this is really what Jesus of Nazareth suffered.
After his experience as a Trappist in Syria and as a hermit in Nazareth, he was ordained a priest in 1901.
Herta is coming off an eighth-place showing at Nazareth Speedway in Pennsylvania, where his Andretti Green teammates scored a 1-2-3 podium sweep.
Baptists believe Jesus of Nazareth was the Christ, the incarnate manifestation of the Eternal God.
Alphonso, a nun at children's home Nazareth House, Aberdeen, was accused of cruel and unnatural treatment of girls at homes over 15 years.