Definitions for bethanyˈbɛθ ə ni

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Beth•a•nyˈbɛθ ə ni(n.)

  1. a village in W Jordan, near Jerusalem, at the foot of the Mount of Olives; home of Lazarus.

    Category: Geography (places), Bible

Wiktionary

  1. Bethany(ProperNoun)

    The village where Jesus stayed before going to Jerusalem and being crucified.

  2. Bethany(ProperNoun)

    The village where Lazarus, Mary and Martha lived (Bible, John 11 v. 1)

  3. Bethany(ProperNoun)

    Mary of Bethany, sometimes identified as Mary Magdalene.

  4. Bethany(ProperNoun)

    , transferred use of the biblical place name.

  5. Origin: From the Βηθανία from the בית עניא.

Freebase

  1. Bethany

    Bethany is a town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 5,563 at the 2010 census.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Bethany

    village on E. of the Mount of Olives, abode of Lazarus and his sisters.

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