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Gethsemane
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gethsemane
Gethsemane (Γεθσημανή, Gethsēmanē). A garden area east of the Jerusalem temple, across the Kidron Valley near the Mount of Olives, in which Jesus prayed in agony and was betrayed by Judas Iscariot.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gethsemane (Place)
GETHSEMANE (PLACE) [Gk Gethsēmani (Γεθσημανι)]. Garden located E of the Kidron Valley from Jerusalem (John 18:1), on the slopes of the Mount of Olives (Matt 26:30; Luke 22:39). Jesus often went to Gethsemane in order to rest, pray, and find fellowship with his disciples (Luke 21:37, 22:39; John 18:2).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gethsemane
Gethsemane. Place to which Jesus and his disciples walked after their last supper together in the upper room. In Gethsemane Jesus underwent a great inner struggle as he realized the hour of his betrayal was at hand (Mt 26:36–56; Mk 14:32–50; Lk 22:39–53).The name “Gethsemane,” used only in the Gospels
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gethsemane
Gethsemane geth-seḿə-nē [Gk. Gethsēmani < Aram or Heb. gaṯ šemānîm—‘oil press’]. The place where Jesus agonized in prayer on the night of His betrayal.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gethsemane
GETHSEMANE Place to which Jesus and his disciples walked after their Last Supper together in the upper room. In Gethsemane, Jesus underwent a great inner struggle, as he realized the hour of his betrayal was at hand (Mt 26:36–56; Mk 14:32–50; Lk 22:39–53).The name Gethsemane, used only in the Gospels
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Gethsemane
Gethsemane (geth-sem´uh-nee; Heb., “oil press”), the site where Jesus prayed in lonely anguish just before his public betrayal and subsequent arrest (Matt. 26:36, Mark 14:32). Its precise location is not known. Matthew and Mark refer to a “place” called Gethsemane and imply it was near the Mount of Olives.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gethsemane
In the foreground is the Church of all Nations with the Roman Catholic Garden of Gesthsemane to the left. Farther up the Mount of Olives is the Russian Orthodox Garden of Gesthemane. HFVGETHSEMANE. From an Aramaic word probably meaning “oil press.” It is mentioned in (Mt 26:36 and Mk 14:32) as an
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Gethsemane
GETHSEMANE (from Aram. gaṯ šemen ‘an oil press’). A garden (kēpos, Jn. 18:1), E of Jerusalem beyond the Kidron valley and near the Mount of Olives (Mt. 26:30). It was a favourite retreat frequented by Christ and his disciples, which became the scene of the agony, Judas’ betrayal and the arrest (Mk.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gethsemane
Gethsemane (Gk. Gethsēmanɩ́)The place where Jesus offered an anguished prayer just before his betrayal and arrest there (Matt. 26:36; Mark 14:32). Its exact location is unknown, though it was probably somewhere near the Mount of Olives since all four Gospels agree that Jesus was betrayed and arrested
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gethsemane
Gethsemane [gĕth sĕmˊə nĭ] (Gk. Gethsēmani, from Aram. gaṯ šemānê “oil press”). The place where Jesus went to pray during the night on which he was betrayed (Gk. chōríon “field”; Matt. 26:36; Mark 14:32) and where he often met with his disciples (Luke 22:39; John 18:2). It was named for
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Gethsemane
GETHSEMANE A garden on the Mount of Olives, on the other side of the River Kidron (John 18:1; Authorized Version: ‘brook of Cedron’). Jesus went there from the place of the Last Supper (Matt. 26:30, 36; Mark 14:26–32). The name derives from the Hebrew gath schmanim (‘oil presses’). Tradition places the
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
Gethsemane
GethsemaneAccording to the Gospels of Matthew and Mark, the site where Jesus prayed in lonely anguish before his arrest (Mt 26:36; Mk 14:32). The word is a transliteration of the Hebrew/Aramaic gaṯ šemenê,“oil press,” presumably used here to refer to an olive grove on the slope of the Mount of
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