Bethesda Definition

bə-thĕzdə
proper name
Suburb of Washington, D.C., in central Md.
Webster's New World
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pronoun
(biblical) A pool in Jerusalem mentioned in the New Testament.
Wiktionary
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noun

(poetic) Any location whose waters are supposed to have curative properties.

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other
An unincorporated city of west-central Maryland, a residential suburb of Washington, DC. The National Institutes of Health and Naval Medical Center are here.
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Other Word Forms of Bethesda

Noun

Singular:
Bethesda
Plural:
bethesdas

Origin of Bethesda

  • From Aramaic, (בית-חסדא, literally "House of Grace").

    From Wiktionary

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