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be-ze'-tha: Also called by Josephus the "New City" (BJ, V, iv, 2), certain suburbs of Jerusalem, North of the Temple, which were outside the second but included within the third wall. BEZETH (which see) may be the same place.



Some Buildings in Acra. Bezeiha. Millo.
... There was also a fourth hill, saith the same Josephus, "which was called Bezetha,
situate over-against Antonia, and divided from it with a deep ditch. ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 24 some buildings in.htm

In Jerusalem when Herod Reigned
... Beyond it again, and outside the city walls, both of the first and the second,
stretches all north of the city the new suburb of Bezetha. ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter i in jerusalem when.htm

The Description of Jerusalem.
... temple, and joined that hill to the city, made it considerably larger, and occasioned
that hill, which is in number the fourth, and is called "Bezetha," to be ...
/.../chapter 4 the description of.htm

The Jews Make all Ready for the War; and Simon, the Son of Gioras ...
... [23] I take this Bezetha to be that small hill adjoining to the north side of the
temple, whereon was the hospital with five porticoes or cloisters, and ...
/.../chapter 22 the jews make.htm

Hiram, the Inspired Artificer
... proverbial the sumptuous and beautiful raiment and decorations of those times, with
the rarest marbles that the quarries of Lebanon and Bezetha could contribute ...
/.../milligan/men of the bible some lesser-known/hiram the inspired artificer.htm

Greek and Jew
... under the shadow of the Temple; Mount Zion which the Lord had established, Akra
of the valley, Moriah, the Holy Hill, and Coenopolis or Bezetha which Agrippa I ...
/.../miller/the city of delight/chapter viii greek and jew.htm

The Parts of the City. Sion. The Upper City: which was on the ...
... Bezetha and Ophel were other hills also: of which in their place, when we shall
first have taken a view of these two, Sion and Acra, and the situation of each. ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 22 the parts of.htm

Mount Moriah
... Mount Moriah was so seated, that "the city, in the manner of a theatre, lay about
the Temple": on this side Sion, then Acra, and a little on the back of Bezetha ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 27 mount moriah.htm

Concerning Silas and on what Account it was that King Agrippa was ...
... 2. As for the walls of Jerusalem, that were adjoining to the new city [Bezetha],
he repaired them at the expense of the public, and built them wider in breadth ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 7 concerning silas and.htm

Some Other Memorable Places of the City.
... "Beginning from the tents of the Assyrians, where he encamped, he brought a trench
to the nether new city" (the Upper was the hill Bezetha, the Nether was a ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 35 some other memorable.htm

... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia BEZETHA. be-ze'-tha: Also called by Josephus
the "New City" (BJ, V, iv, 2), certain suburbs of Jerusalem ...
/b/bezetha.htm - 6k

... to which Bacchides withdrew and where he slew several deserters (1 Maccabees
7:19). Possibly the same as Bezetha (see JERUSALEM). ...
/b/bezeth.htm - 6k

Quarries (4 Occurrences)
... (1.) The "Royal Quarries" (not found in Scripture) is the name given to the vast
caverns stretching far underneath the northern hill, Bezetha, on which ...
/q/quarries.htm - 11k

Valley (187 Occurrences)
... the city and adjacent to it, as the vale between Mount Zion and Moriah, the vale
between Mount Moriah and Mount Ophel, between these and Mount Bezetha, and the ...
/v/valley.htm - 75k

Bethesda (1 Occurrence)
... the twin pools called the "Souterrains," under the convent of the Sisters of Zion,
situated in what must have been the rock-hewn ditch between Bezetha and the ...
/b/bethesda.htm - 11k

Bias (1 Occurrence)

/b/bias.htm - 7k

... It was built on a plateau of rock, separated on the north from the hill Bezetha
by a ditch about 30 feet deep and 165 feet wide. Int. ...
/a/antonia.htm - 7k



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