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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.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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. 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 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 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 (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
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
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