Bible Notes

[The Biblical citations given in the Christian Science Quarterly are from the Authorized King James Version. The Bible Notes in these columns can be used, if deemed necessary, to elucidate some of the words or passages contained in the Bible Lessons. The Notes in this issue are related to the Lesson-Sermon designated to be read in Christian Science churches on April 5, 1942.]

"Jesus ... sat by the sea side" (Matt. 13:1)—It is sufficiently evident from the context that the "sea" in question was not the Mediterranean, but rather the Sea of Galilee, otherwise known as "the Sea of Tiberias," which might more exactly be described as a "lake."

March 28, 1942

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