Matthew 4:12-16; 8:5; 9:1; 17:24; Mark 2:1; Luke 7:1-5; John 6:17
(hamlet of Nahum). A city on N. W. shore of Sea of Galilee. Chief residence of Christ and his apostles (Matt. 4:12-16; 8:5; 9:1; 17:2412Now when Jesus had heard that John was cast into prison, he departed into Galilee; 13And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim: 14That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, 15The land of Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles; 16The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up. (Matthew 4:12‑16)
5And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him, (Matthew 8:5)
1And he entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own city. (Matthew 9:1)
24And when they were come to Capernaum, they that received tribute money came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master pay tribute? (Matthew 17:24)
; Mark 2:11And again he entered into Capernaum after some days; and it was noised that he was in the house. (Mark 2:1); Luke 7:1-51Now when he had ended all his sayings in the audience of the people, he entered into Capernaum. 2And a certain centurion's servant, who was dear unto him, was sick, and ready to die. 3And when he heard of Jesus, he sent unto him the elders of the Jews, beseeching him that he would come and heal his servant. 4And when they came to Jesus, they besought him instantly, saying, That he was worthy for whom he should do this: 5For he loveth our nation, and he hath built us a synagogue. (Luke 7:1‑5); John 6:1717And entered into a ship, and went over the sea toward Capernaum. And it was now dark, and Jesus was not come to them. (John 6:17)).