Bethany

geographical name
Beth·​a·​ny | \ ˈbe-thə-nē How to pronounce Bethany (audio) \

Definition of Bethany

biblical village of ancient Palestine east of Jerusalem on the Mount of Olives

Note: The present-day West Bank town on the site of Bethany is called Al-ʽAy*zar*ī*yah \ ˌäl-​ˌī-​zä-​ˈrē-​yə How to pronounce ˌäl-ˌī-zä-ˈrē-yə (audio)\ population 3560 .

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