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.
- But that it is not in its right position here, before any mention of the work in Capernaum, appears from verse 23.
- John omits, at the last supper, its central point, the great historic act of the holy eucharist, carefully given by the Synoptists and St Paul, having provided a highly doctrinal equivalent in the discourse on the living bread, here spoken by Jesus in Capernaum over a year before the passion (vi.
- 3 2 -34, 37 (excitement at Capernaum); 3 8, 45 (fame spreads through a wide district); iii.
- 38 (tour in the neighbourhood of Capernaum); v.
- This is another suggested identification for Capernaum; but all the remains belong to the Arab period.