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Matthew 11:23

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11:23 And you, Capernaum, 1  will you be exalted to heaven? 2  No, you will be thrown down to Hades! 3  For if the miracles done among you had been done in Sodom, it would have continued to this day.

1 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.

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

2 tn The interrogative particle introducing this question expects a negative reply.

3 sn In the OT, Hades was known as Sheol. It is the place where the unrighteous will reside (Luke 10:15; 16:23; Rev 20:13-14).



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