- Bible a garden on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem, scene of the agony, betrayal, and arrest of Jesus: Matt. 26:36
- [ofteng-] any scene or occasion of agony
Origin of GethsemaneClassical Greek Geths?man? from Aramaic gat shemanin, literally , oil press: uncertain or unknown; perhaps because such a press was located there
An instance or a place of great suffering.
Origin of gethsemaneAfter Gethsemane
In the New Testament, a garden east of Jerusalem near the foot of the Mount of Olives. It was the scene of Jesus's agony and betrayal.