Pool of Bethesda

In Hebrew the name “Bethesda” means “house of mercy,” and this may be more of a symbolic meaning than the name of the actual area.  The location was known as Bezetha after the Brook of Bezetha.  In some early manuscripts (the Codex Sinaiticus and the Codex Bezae) the name appears as Bethzatha.  The AYB states that the “the […]
Scroll to Top