Meaning of Bethesda

Be•thes•da

Pronunciation: (bu-thez'du), [key]
— n.
  1. a pool in Biblical Jerusalem, believed to have healing powers. John 5:2–4.
  2. a city in central Maryland; residential suburb of Washington, D.C. 62,736.
  3. (l.c.) a chapel.
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