Bethsaida in the Bible
1. A city of Galilee
The city of Philip, Andrew, and Peter
- John 1:44 Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter.
- John 12:21 The same came therefore to Philip, which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for BETHSAIDA.
- Mark 6:45 And straightway he constrained his disciples to get into the ship, and to go to the other side before unto Bethsaida, while he sent away the people.
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Bethsaida.
Jesus cures a blind man in
- Mark 8:22 And he cometh to Bethsaida; and they bring a blind man unto him, and besought him to touch him.
Jesus prophesies against
- Matthew 11:21 Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works, which were done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.
- Luke 10:13 Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon, which have been done in you, they had a great while ago repented, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.
2. Desert of, east of the sea of Galilee, Jesus feeds more than five thousand people in
- Luke 9:10 And the apostles, when they were returned, told him all that they had done. And he took them, and went aside privately into a desert place belonging to the city called Bethsaida.
- Matthew 14:13 When Jesus heard of it, he departed thence by ship into a desert place apart: and when the people had heard thereof, they followed him on foot out of the cities.
- Mark 6:32 And they departed into a desert place by ship privately.