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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #963 - Βηθανία
Bethany = "house of dates" or, "house of misery"
- a village at the Mount of Olives, about two miles (3 km) from Jerusalem, on or near the normal road to Jericho
- a town or village on the east bank of the Jordan, where John was baptising
Βηθανία , -ας
1. a village fifteen furlongs from Jerusalem, the modern El Azeriyeh: Matthew 21:17; Matthew 26:6, Mark 8:22 (WE, mg.) Mark 11:1; Mark 11:11-12; Mark 14:3, Luke 19:29; Luke 24:50, John 11:1; John 11:18; John 12:1.
2. A place on E. bank of Jordan: John 1:28 (R, mg., Βηθαβαρά , q.v.).†
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