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A village near Jerusalem, where Jesus sent two disciples to obtain the donkey he would ride into Jerusalem (Matt 21:1; Mark 11:1; Luke 19:29).
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BETHPHAGE (PLACE) [Gk Bēthphagē (Βηθφαγη)]. Bethphage was the name of a village on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho meaning literally in Aramaic, “house of the early figs.” The village was the place where Christ sent his disciples to find the foal of an ass for his “triumphal entry” and was mentioned
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
BETHPHAGE. A town on the E slope or ridge of the Mount of Olives on or near the Jericho-Jerusalem road. Mentioned by Synoptic Gospels (Mt 21:1; Mk 11:1; Lk 19:29) in connection with Jesus’ journey with His disciples from Bethany to Jerusalem on the day of the triumphal entry. Tentatively it has been
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bethphage (Gk. Bēthphagḗ)A village on the Mount of Olives near Bethany. The name means “the house of unripe or early figs.” The Gospels name Bethphage as the starting point of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem (Luke 19:29; Mark 11:1; Matt. 21:1). In Talmudic literature Bethphage (Beth Pagi) marked
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
BETHPHAGE; BETH-PAGE A village on the Mount of Olives, close to Jerusalem (Matt. 21:1) and near Bethany (Mark 11:1; Luke 19:29). Eusebius (Onom. 58:13) locates it on the Mount of Olives. Early Christian tradition identified it with et-Tur, east of Jerusalem on a mountain overlooking the city, where the
Catholic Bible Dictionary
BETHPHAGE (Aramaic, “house of the unripe figs”) The name of a small village on the Mount of Olives, due east of Jerusalem, on the road to Bethany. From here Jesus sent the disciples to find the donkey on which he was to make his triumphal entry into Jerusalem (Matt 21:1; Mark 11:1; Luke 19:29). The exact