Definitions

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  • LakeTiberias See Sea of Galilee.

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  • proper n. a town on the Sea of Galilee in Israel

Etymologies

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From Latin Tiberias with genitive form Tiberiadis, after the Emperor Tiberius.

Examples

  • I think that it's while they're at the university in Tiberias together, but can't recall for sure.

    Love. Death. Sex. Heartbreak.

  • Thence it is five parasangs to Tiberias, which is situated upon the

    The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela

  • May 28, 2006 at 7: 15 pm yep. this is where i’m from, born and raised in Tiberias.

    Jerusalem - :: gia’s blog ::

  • Gergesenes, was an ancient city, now called Tiberias, around which is situated a considerable lake. [ed. note: Reland seems to feel the same difficulty about Gadara as the author of this comment; but he reconciles it by saying that the whole region might have been so called from the town of

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Mark

  • "Some localities in Israel such as Tiberias, Safad, Beisan and Beersheba, which had small Christian populations in the 1940s, have none today.

    Signs of the Times

  • The issue of permits could figure in the investigation because the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection has said that neither Borcina nor his company, Tiberias Construction Inc., was registered to perform home improvement work in Connecticut.

    Christmas Morning Fire: Fatal Connecticut Blaze Sparked By Embers That Were Moved For Santa, Officials Say

  • On December 13, the Syrian ambassador to the United Nations called for a special Security Council meeting because, on December 11 and 12, Israel had attacked Syrian forces at Lake Tiberias also known as the Sea of Galilee near the Golan Heights.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • In particular the Masoretes, rabbis from Tiberias and Babylon, who transcribed the Old Testament in the fifth to tenth centuries after Christ, were exceptionally accurate in their work.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • "He was in trouble up Tiberias way and Antipas executed him."

    Chapter 17

  • This is the man who took it upon himself to restore and glorify the tomb, on the banks of Lake Tiberias, of Rabbi Meir Baal Haness, also known as the miracle worker, one of the principle figures who recorded the Talmud, in the 2nd century A.D.

    Bernard-Henri Lévy: A Tribute to Edmond Safra

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