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Bethesda, Jerusalem

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The Pool of Bethesda was a pool in Jerusalem known from the New Testament story of Jesus miraculously healing a paralysed man, from the fifth chapter of the Gospel of John, where it is described as being near the Sheep Gate, surrounded by five covered colonnades or porticoes. It is now associated with the site of a pool in the current Muslim Quarter of the city, near the gate now called the Lions' Gate or St. Stephen's Gate and the Church of St. Anne, that was excavated in the late 19th century.
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  • Part of Holy Land Tour this included singing in St Anne's church which is located next to the Pools of Bethesda. This is the pool mentioned in John 5, Jesus healing the paralytic man. For me this...  more »
  • On our last visit to the Holy Land we visited The Pools of Bethaisda - the site of one of Our Lord's many miracles. Extensive remains and ruins are still existant at the Pools of Bethaisda proving...  more »
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  • I have rated 5 star because the Pool of Bethesda is a very important place to visit! However, please check with a nearby christian tourist advice center in Jerusalem, in other to be directed to the right address. Unfortunately, we relied on the Google Map but it was incorrect when we visited the pool. We were later informed the pool is by the Old City (Muslim Quater) Path of Beth Zetha Valley in Jerusalem Israel.
  • Just NOT the place! The Bethesda pools are in Old town at St Anne’s church

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