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Bezetha
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bezetha
Bezetha An addition to Jerusalem, north of the temple, which Josephus also calls the “New City” (Jewish War 5.4.2). Beth-Zaith or Beth-Zatha may possibly be the same place but this is uncertain.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bezetha
Bezetha bə-zēə̀thə.An addition to Jerusalem N of the temple, outside the second but included within the third wall. Josephus describes it in BJ v 4.2, where he calls it also the “New City.” It may be the same as Beth-zaith.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Bezetha
BezethaBezetha (beeʹzeth-uh, kjv for Beth-zaith; Heb., ‘house of the olive’), modern Beit Zeita, located about three miles north of Beth-zur. 1 Macc. 7:19 records that the Syrian general Bacchides camped there after his violence in Jerusalem.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BEZETHA
BEZETHA<be-ze’-tha>: Also called by Josephus the “New City” (BJ, V, iv, 2), certain suburbs of Jerusalem, North of the Temple, which were outside the second but included within the third wall. BEZETH (which see) may be the same place.See JERUSALEM.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Bezetha
BEZETHA, be-zēʹtha: Also called by Jos the “New City” (BJ, V, iv, 2), certain suburbs of Jerus, N. of the Temple, which were outside the second but included within the third wall. Bezeth (q.v.) may bo the same place. See Jerusalem.