How Do You Spell BETHANY?

Correct spelling for the English word "Bethany" is [b_ˈɛ_θ_ə_n_ɪ], [bˈɛθənɪ], [bˈɛθənɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

Click here to check the spelling and grammar

Definition of BETHANY

  1. house of dates. A village on the south-eastern slope of the Mount of Olives ( Mark 11:1 ), about 2 miles east of Jerusalem, on the road to Jericho. It derived its name from the number of palm-trees which grew there. It was the residence of Lazarus and his sisters. It is frequently mentioned in connection with memorable incidents in the life of our Lord ( Matthew 21:17 ; 26:6 ; Mark 11:11 Mark 11:12 ; 14:3 ; Luke 24:50 ; John 11:1 ; 12:1 ). It is now known by the name of el-Azariyeh, i.e., "place of Lazarus," or simply Lazariyeh. See n from a distance, the village has been described as "remarkably beautiful, the perfection of retirement and repose, of seclusion and lovely peace." Now a mean village, containing about twenty families. These dictionary topics are fromM.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible DictionaryBibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Bethany". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Common Misspellings for BETHANY

Below is the list of 226 misspellings for the word "bethany".

Usage Examples for BETHANY

  1. He is not, however, in Bethany, but at Bethabara beyond the Jordan, a day's journey off. - "Parish Papers" by Norman Macleod
  2. Mr Bethany smiled faintly, waved his hand almost as if in blessing, but certainly in peace, and tapped Mrs Lawford into the chair upon the other side. - "The Return" by Walter de la Mare
  3. At Bethany College, in Virginia, this day is observed in a similar manner. - "A Collection of College Words and Customs" by Benjamin Homer Hall
  4. What did I tell old Bethany in this very room? - "The Return" by Walter de la Mare
  5. The friends of Jesus in Bethany made a supper for Jesus, at the house of a man named Simon. - "The Wonder Book of Bible Stories" by Compiled by Logan Marshall