Treasury of Scripture
Now there is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, having five porches.
market. or, gate.
Nehemiah 3:1 Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brothers the priests, and they built the sheep gate; they sanctified it...
Nehemiah 12:39 And from above the gate of Ephraim, and above the old gate, and above the fish gate, and the tower of Hananeel, and the tower of Meah...
Isaiah 22:9,11 You have seen also the breaches of the city of David, that they are many: and you gathered together the waters of the lower pool...
Bethesda. The supposed remains of the pool of Bethesda are situated on the east of Jerusalem, contiguous on one side to St. Stephen's gate, and on the other to the area of the temple. Maundrell states that, 'it is
120 paces long, and forty broad, and at least eight deep, but void of water. At its west end it discovers some old arches, now damned up. These some will have to be porches, in which sat that multitude of lame, halt, and blind. But it is not likely, for instead of five, there are but three.'
Strong's ConcordanceNow there is at Jerusalem by the sheep [market] a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, having five porches.
Topical BibleAramaic Arcades Bath Bethesda Beth-zatha Beth-za'tha Colonnades Covered Doorways Gate Hebrew Jerusalem Market Named Pool Porches Porticoes Public Sheep Sheepgate Sheep-'gate Sheep-market Surrounded Tongue
John Chapter 5 Verse 2
Alphabetical: a and Aramaic Bethesda by called colonnades covered five Gate having Hebrew in is Jerusalem near Now pool porticoes Sheep surrounded the there which
NT Gospels: John 5:2 Now in Jerusalem by the sheep gate (Jhn Jo Jn)