Definition of Bethesda

1. Proper noun. (biblical) A pool in Jerusalem mentioned in the New Testament. ¹



2. Noun. (poetic) Any location whose waters are supposed to have curative properties. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bethesda

1. a chapel [n -S] - See also: chapel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bethesda

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beth hamidrash
bethabara
bethabara wood
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bethanechol chloride
bethanidine
bethanidine sulfate
bethank
bethanked
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bethel
bethels
bethesda (current term)
bethesdas
bethink
bethinking
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bethorn
bethorned
bethorning
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bethrall
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bethreatened
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Literary usage of Bethesda

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1. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to ... (1993)
"National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 9000 Rockville Pike, bethesda, MD 20892. Dr. Gordon Guroff Phone:(301)496-4751. ..."

2. Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1906)
"bethesda is a good starting-point for ascending ... A coach rune daily in summer from bethesda to Llyn Ogwen (return-fare 2«. ..."

3. Biblical Researches in Palestine, Mount Sinai and Arabia Petraea: A Journal by Edward Robinson, Eli Smith (1841)
"They give to it the different names of bethesda and the Sheep-Pool ; and in the two long vaults at its SW corner, they profess to find two of the five ..."

4. The History of Georgia by Charles C[olcock] Jones (1883)
"—BARTRAM'S DESCRIPTION OF bethesda. — FATE OF THIS ELEEMOSYNARY SCHEME. AMONG the prominent names associated with the colonial history of Georgia few, ..."

5. Tent and Testament: A Camping Tour in Palestine by Herbert Rix (1907)
"206) thus describes his visit to bethesda :— " There are at Jerusalem two great ... One point in favour of the Twin Pools being bethesda is their antiquity. ..."

6. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, Sir W Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1906)
"THE POOL OF bethesda. THERE are not many passages in the New Testament which are so rich in difficulties of all kinds as the incident of the sick man at the ..."

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