shore-town, a "fenced city" of the tribe of Naphtali ( Joshua 19:35 ). The old name of Tiberias, according to the Rabbins.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Rakkath". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".