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Headword: Χωραζίν
Adler number: chi,436
Translated headword: Chorazin
Vetting Status: high
Name of a place.[1]
And the prophet [says]: "woe to you, Chorazin!"[2]
Greek Original:
Χωραζίν: ὄνομα τόπου. καὶ ὁ προφήτης: οὐαί σοι Χωραζίν.
[1] (Likewise in ps.-Herodian 152.) Chorazin (present-day Khirbet Kerraze), an ancient town resting in the hills overlooking Capern(a)um, is situated at the northern end of the Sea of Galilee and to the west of the Jordan River.
[2] In Matthew 11:21 and Luke 10:13 Jesus denounces Chorazin (and Bethsaida: beta 253) for rejecting his message, although it had witnessed his miracles.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; ethics; geography; religion
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 29 October 2002@05:53:34.
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