But that it is not in its right position here, before any mention of the work in Capernaum, appears from verse 23.
John omits, at the last supper, its central point, the great historic act of the holy eucharist, carefully given by the Synoptists and St Paul, having provided a highly doctrinal equivalent in the discourse on the living bread, here spoken by Jesus in Capernaum over a year before the passion (vi.
3 2 -34, 37 (excitement at Capernaum); 3 8, 45 (fame spreads through a wide district); iii.
38 (tour in the neighbourhood of Capernaum); v.
This is another suggested identification for Capernaum; but all the remains belong to the Arab period.
29 he was a fisherman of Capernaum, but John i.
After this he went with them to Capernaum, preached in the synagogue, and healed Peter's wife's mother.
According to him the visit to Capernaum and the healing of the wife's mother preceded the call of Peter, and this was associated with a tradition of a miraculous draught of fishes.
Presently He is in Capernaum again.
It was followed by the entry of Jesus into Capernaum, where He was asked to heal the servant of a Roman officer.
The city that rejects them shall have a less lenient judgment than Sodom; Tyre and Sidon shall be better off than cities like Chorazin and Bethsaida which have seen His miracles; Capernaum, favoured above all, shall sink to the deepest depth.
Capernaum shall go to perdition; Jerusalem shall be a desolate ruin.
CAPERNAUM (Kairepvaoi; probably, "the village of Nahum"), an ancient city of Galilee.
More than any other place, it was the home of Jesus after he began his mission; there he preached, called several of his disciples, and did many works, but without meeting with much response from the inhabitants, over whom he pronounced the heavy denunciation: - "And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell."
It must be admitted that if it be not Capernaum it is impossible to say what ancient place it represents.
According to the so-called Pseudo-Methodius there was a tradition 251 that Antichrist would be born at Chorazin, educated at Bethsaida and rule at Capernaum - hence the curse of Jesus upon these cities.
On the site of Capernaum see especially W.
The circumstances of his call to become a follower of Jesus, received as he sat in the " customs house " in one of the towns by the Sea of Galilee - apparently Capernaum (Mark ii.
10), may mean that the meal in question was one in Jesus' own home at Capernaum (cf.