also known as: Béthesda, Bethsaida, Beth-zatha
Greek: Βηθεσδά —transliteration: Béthesda
Jesus Christ miraculously healed a paralytic man at this place.
Eusebius the historian (A.D. 330) calls it “the sheep-pool.”
Under these “porches” or colonnades were usually a large number of sick people waiting for the “troubling of the water.”
In modern times, many communities have been named after this site of a Biblical miracle.
- Pools of the Bible
- Gates of the Bible
- Miracles of the Bible
- Spring of the Bible
- Fountains of the Bible