Bethsaida


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Beth·sa·i·da

 (bĕth-sā′ĭ-də)
In the New Testament, a town on the Sea of Galilee's northeast shore, visited by Jesus during his ministry.

Bethsaida

(bɛθˈseɪdə)
n
(Placename) a ruined town in N Israel, near the N shore of the Sea of Galilee
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No wonder the multitude that followed Him was so great that at one time--thirty miles from here--they had to let a sick man down through the roof because no approach could be made to the door; no wonder His audiences were so great at Galilee that He had to preach from a ship removed a little distance from the shore; no wonder that even in the desert places about Bethsaida, five thousand invaded His solitude, and He had to feed them by a miracle or else see them suffer for their confiding faith and devotion; no wonder when there was a great commotion in a city in those days, one neighbor explained it to another in words to this effect: "They say that Jesus of Nazareth is come
The city Julias was previously a fishing village called Bethsaida.
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JERUSALEM * After a decades-long search, archaeologists may have discovered the city of Bethsaida, where the New Testament says Jesus' apostles Peter, Andrew and Philip lived.
Two other apostles -- Philip and Peter's brother Andrew -- are also believed to have been born or lived in Bethsaida.
The tribunal thus upheld the Comelec's declaration of presidential aspirants Gerald Arcega, Juanito Luna, Bethsaida Lopez and Eric Abuyen as nuisance candidates.
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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).
Instead, we find him moving about in obscure hamlets like Nazareth (Mk 6:1), in fishing villages like Bethsaida (Mk 6:45; 8:22; Lk 9:49), in mofussil townships like Capernaum.