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Luke 4:31

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Ministry in Capernaum

4:31 So 1  he went down to Capernaum, 2  a town 3  in Galilee, and on the Sabbath he began to teach the people. 4 

1 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “so” to indicate the continuation of the topic; in light of his rejection at Nazareth, Jesus went on to Capernaum.

2 sn Capernaum was a town on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee, 680 ft (204 m) below sea level. It was a major trade and economic center in the North Galilean region, and it became the hub of operations for Jesus’ Galilean ministry.

map For location see Map1 D2; Map2 C3; Map3 B2.

3 tn Or “city.”

4 tn Grk “them”; the referent (the people) has been specified in the translation for clarity.



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