Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
#966 - Βηθσαϊδά
- a small fishing village on the west shore of Lake Gennesaret, home of Andrew, Peter, Philip and John
- a village in lower Gaulanitis on the eastern shore of Lake Gennesaret, not far from where the Jordan empties into it
(Rec. -σαϊδά ), and -δάν (Mt, Mk, ll. c.), ἡ , indecl. (Syr., house of fish),
Bethsaida, a town on NE. shore of the Sea of Galilee: Luke 9:10.
1. It is generally supposed that a second Bethsaida. on the W. shore is referred to in Matthew 11:21, Mark 6:45; Mark 8:22, Luke 10:13, John 1:45; John 12:21 (DB, i, 282 f.; but v. Swete on Mark 6:45).
2. v.l. for Βηθζαθά , Βηθεσδά , John 5:2.†
Eve of Ascension