Kinneret

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Kinneret or Kineret may refer to:

  • Sea of Galilee, Israel's largest freshwater lake
  • Kinneret, Israel, village southwest of the lake
  • Kvutzat Kinneret, kibbutz southwest of the lake
  • Kinneret College, college south of the lake
  • Kinnereth or Chinnereth, settlement in ancient times on the northwestern coast of the Sea of Galilee (ICS Coordinates: 200805-1252830;[1][2][3][4] ca. 32.87000 N, 35.539312 E [4] ), in Arabic Khirbet El-Ureima[1] or Kh. el-'Oreimeh,[2] in Hebrew Tell Kinrot.[2] Fortified city [5] of the tribe of Naphtali: Joshua 19:35. It guarded the northern end of the Plain of Ginosar. In biblical times it gave its name[5] to the Sea of Galilee: Numbers 34:11, Deuteronomy 3:17, Joshua 11:2, 12:3.
  • Kineret, brand of anakinra, a drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Geographic Reference Database
  2. ^ a b c Aharoni, Yochanan. The Land of the Bible, A Historical Geography. The Westminster Press, Philadelphia, 1979, p. 433.
  3. ^ admudanan.co.il (in Hebrew)
  4. ^ a b The World Coordinate Converter
  5. ^ a b Dr. Fruchtenbaum, Arnold. A Study Guide of Israel, Historical & Geographical. Ariel Ministries, Tustin, CA, 1999, p. 177.