Ancient Capernaum - Map of New Testament Israel

CA-PER`NA-UM (hamlet of repentance or comfort), Chief city of Galilee on the north-west shore of the sea of Galilee. Christ`s "own city," Matt 4:12-16 ; where he wrought mighty works, 17:23; Chief residence of the Lord and his apostles. The doom pronounced in Matt 11:20-24 has been literally fulfilled.