Bethesda (2)


to lie at the pool of, is a gross accommodation of a simple historical fact, in which some preachers indulge when urging sinners not to despair of salvation. There is reason to fear that multitudes have, by this abuse of Scripture, been deluded to their eternal ruin. In Germany the formula is used proverbially in speaking of theological candidates who are waiting for a living.

Bible concordance for BETHESDA.

Definition of bestead

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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