Bethsaida

BethsaidaDerivation

  • Hebrew: house of fishing

Article

  • City, east of the Jordan, on Lake Genesareth, Palestine. Nearby occurred the miracles of the loaves and fishes (Luke 9) and the restoration of sight to the blind man (Mark 8).
  • City, home of Saint Peter the Apostle, Saint Andrew the Apostle, and Saint Philip (John 1:12), possibly west of the Jordan or else identical with (1).
  • Pool in Jerusalem (John 5), where Our Lord cured a man “eight and thirty years under his infirmity.”

MLA Citation

  • “Bethsaida“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 December 2019. Web. 10 July 2020. <>