Bethsaida

[Pool of Bethsaida]
Derivation

  • Hebrew: house of fishing
  • Article

    • City, east of the Jordan, on Lake Genesareth, Palestine. Nearby occurred the miracles of the loaves and fishes (Luke 9) and the restoration of sight to the blind man (Mark 8).
    • City, home of Saint Peter the Apostle, Saint Andrew the Apostle, and Saint Philip (John 1:12), possibly west of the Jordan or else identical with (1).
    • Pool in Jerusalem (John 5), where Our Lord cured a man “eight and thirty years under his infirmity.”

    MLA Citation

    • “Bethsaida”. Gazetteer of the Faith. Saints.SQPN.com. 30 November 2012. Web. 28 July 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/bethsaida/>