Pool of Bethesda

Pool of Bethesda in Wikipedia

The Pool of Bethesda is a pool in the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem, on the path of the Beth Zeta Valley. The Gospel of John describes such a pool in Jerusalem, near the Sheep Gate, which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. It is associated with healing. Until the 19th century, there was no evidence outside of John’s Gospel for the existence ...

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Pool of Bethesda

A trip to the Pool of Bethesda can enhance any pilgrimage to Israel. The site where Jesus healed the paralyzed man miraculously and Mary’s mother "Anne" was born as mentioned in the Gospel of John, This area has been extensively excavated, unearthing the five original pools and the remains of the Byzantine, medieval and Crusader churches that have ...

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