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Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary
by the Greeks called Diospolis. It lay in the way from Jerusalem to Caesarea, four or five leagues to the east of Joppa. Lydda belonged to the tribe of Ephraim. It seems to have been inhabited by the Benjamites, at the return of the Jews from the Babylonish captivity, Nehemiah 11:35 . St. Peter coming to Lydda, cured a sick man of the palsy named Eneas, Acts 9:33-34 .
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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Lydda'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/wtd/l/lydda.html. 1831-2.