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.
(place) City in ancient Palestine, on the Sea of Galilee: cf. Matt. 4:12-13; John 2:12
Capernaum Sentence Examples
It was followed by the entry of Jesus into Capernaum, where He was asked to heal the servant of a Roman officer.
But that it is not in its right position here, before any mention of the work in Capernaum, appears from verse 23.
Since the 4th century Tell Hum has been pointed out by all the Christian writers of importance as the site of Capernaum.
Some modern geographers question this identification, but without sufficient reason (see Capernaum).
This is another suggested identification for Capernaum; but all the remains belong to the Arab period.