964. Béthesda
Strong's Concordance
Béthesda: Bethesda, a pool in Jer.
Original Word: Βηθεσδά, ἡ
Part of Speech: Proper Noun, Indeclinable
Transliteration: Béthesda
Phonetic Spelling: (bay-thes-dah')
Short Definition: Bethesda
Definition: Bethesda, name of a pool in Jerusalem.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
probably of Aramaic origin
Definition
Bethesda, a pool in Jer.
NASB Translation
Bethesda (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 964: Βηθεσδά

Βηθεσδά, , indec. (Chaldean חֶסְדָּא בֵּית, i. e. house of mercy, or place for receiving and caring for the sick), Bethesda, the name of a pool near the sheep-gate at Jerusalem, the waters of which had curative powers: John 5:2 (here L marginal reading WH marginal reading read Βηθσαϊδά, T WH text Βηθζαθά (which see)). What locality in the modern city is its representative is not clear; cf. Winers RWB under the word; Arnold in Herzog ii., p. 117f; Robinson i. 330f, 342f; (B. D. under the word; The Recovery of Jerusalem (see index)).

STRONGS NT 964a: ΒηθζαθάΒηθζαθά, (perhaps from Chaldean זַיְתָא בֵּית, house of olives; not, as some suppose, חֲדַתָּא בֵּית, house of newness, German Neuhaus, since it cannot be shown that the Hebrew letter chet ח is ever represented by the Greek zeta ζ'), Bethzatha: John 5:2 T (WH text) after manuscripts א L D and other authorities (no doubt a corrupt reading, yet approved by Keim, ii., p. 177 (see also WHs Appendix, ad loc.)), for Rec. Βηθεσδά, which see (Cf. Kautzsch, Gram. d. Biblical-Aram., p. 9.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Bethesda.

Of Chaldee origin (compare bayith and checed); house of kindness; Beth-esda, a pool in Jerusalem -- Bethesda.

see HEBREW bayith

see HEBREW checed

Forms and Transliterations
Βηθζαθα Βηθζαθά Bethzatha Bethzathá Bēthzatha Bēthzathá
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Strong's Greek 964
1 Occurrence


Βηθζαθά — 1 Occ.

John 5:2 N
GRK: ἐπιλεγομένη Ἐβραϊστὶ Βηθζαθά πέντε στοὰς
NAS: in Hebrew Bethesda, having
KJV: in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, having
INT: [is] called in Aramaic Bethesda five porches

1 Occurrence

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