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A place on the western shore of the Lake of Galilee, about three miles (5 kilometers) north west of Tiberias. Magdala was either the birthplace or home of Mary Magdalene.

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Jesus and his followers retreated here after the feeding of the 4000. Matthew 15:29-39. Jesus healed Mary and she became a devoted disciple and, along with other devout women, took care of Him Mark 15: 40-41.  Though many fled, she remained with Him on Calvary John 19: 25 and was among the first to see Him after His resurrection  John 20: 1-18.