Bethsaida


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Bethsaida

(bĕth-sā`ĭdə) [Heb.,=house of the fisher], in the Gospels, birthplace of Jesus' disciples Peter, Andrew, and Philip. Herod Philip (4 B.C.–A.D. 33) is said to have renamed it Julias after the daughter of Augustus, who died in 2 B.C. Some identify Bethsaida with the Julias just E of the Jordan and N of the Sea of Galilee (Lake Tiberius); others would place it on the eastern shore of the lake; still others suppose two Bethsaidas. Archaeologists began excavating the site on the eastern shore of the lake in 1995.

Bethsaida

a ruined town in N Israel, near the N shore of the Sea of Galilee
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Notley said el-Araj is also the site of the ancient Jewish fishing village of Bethsaida, which later came to be known as the Roman city of Julias.
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The discoveries are consistent with the report of Josephus Flavius, a first-century historian who wrote that Roman King Philip Herod converted the village of Bethsaida into a city-state called Julias.
"Based on these findings, we believe this site is likely to be located at the site of Bethsaida."
"I see humans like trees": exegetical approach of the story about the blind man'shealing from Bethsaida (Mc 8:22-26) Introduccion
!Ay de ti, Bethsaida! Porque si en Tiro y en Sidon se hubieran hecho las maravillas que en vosotras se han hecho, ha tiempo que se hubieran arrepentido en saco y en ceniza" (OC1:362), esta--de nuevo--muy cerca de la version de RV: " !Ay de ti, Corazin!
Although the discussion will concentrate on the territories of the former kingdom of Israel, we will also refer to sites that probably belonged to adjacent polities, such as Geshur (Bethsaida, near the Sea of Galilee) and Phoenicia/Tyre (probably Kabri and additional sites on the northern coastal plain), if they were located within the geographical regions discussed here.
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This building served as the Friends Meetinghouse until 1973, when the Friends moved to Pleasant Street in Worcester; the building served other purposes, including a stint as the New England Repertory Theatre, before returning to religious use: It is now the Bethsaida Christian Center.
The gospels tell us that Jesus was mostly on the road, reaching out to those who were abused, forsaken, and denied life--the woman with a haemorrhage for 12 years, the woman crippled for 18 years, the person with a disability at the pool in Bethsaida for 32 years, and many others.
Another anomaly unexplained by the two-source hypothesis and the existence of Q is that both Matthew and Luke (perhaps coincidentally) edit out some of the same parts of Mark, such as his parable of the seed growing secretly (4:26-29) and his account of the blind man of Bethsaida (8:22-26).