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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.
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(Placename) a ruined town in N Israel, on the NW shore of the Sea of Galilee: closely associated with Jesus Christ during his ministry
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(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.
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Arabs are present in this year's Oscar nominations thanks to the Lebanese film "Capernaum" by Nadine Labaki.
Will best foreign film frontrunner, Alfonso Cuaron's 'Roma,' prevail or will one of these movies, 'Capernaum,' 'Girl,' 'Never Look Away' and 'Shoplifters,' score an upset win?
As for Lebanese director Nadine Labaki, who won the jury prize for her film Capernaum, she said, "this award is huge for a small film like ours created at home.
In Luke 4 the disciples of Jesus inform him that many people from Capernaum were waiting for him to continue to preach and heal their sick.
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"You are among those who are paying the expense of a certain international and regional plot," Rai told a gathering of former members of the South Lebanon Army during a mass he led in the village of Capernaum, in northern Israel.
As we reflect on the experiences of the Israelites and the unnamed paralytic at Capernaum, we might also turn our attention inward to consider our own experiences of forgiveness and the resulting joy we knew.
So Theophilos treks to places whose very names breathe Scriptural importance: Nazareth, Cana, Capernaum, Jericho, Jerusalem.