Cinnereth

Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Cinnereth : a harp, one of the "fenced cities" of Naphtali (Joshua 19:35; comp. Deuteronomy 3:17). It also denotes, apparently, a district which may have taken its name from the adjacent city or lake of Gennesaret, anciently called "the sea of Chinnereth" (which see), and was probably that enclosed district north of Tiberias afterwards called "the plain of Gennesaret." Called Chinneroth (R.V., Chinnereth) Joshua 11:2. The phrase "all Cinneroth, with all the land of Naphtali" in 1 Kings 15:20 is parallel to "the store-houses of the cities of Naphtali" (R.V. marg.) in 2 Chronicles 16:4.

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