the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #967 - Βηθφαγή
Bethphage = "house of unripe figs"
- the name of a hamlet between Jericho and Jerusalem, close to Bethany
Βηθφαγή (but Lachmann uniformly, Treg. in Matt. and Mark and R G in Matt. Βηθφαγή (Buttmann, 15; Winers Grammar, 52 (51); cf. Tdf. Proleg., p. 103); in Matthew 21:1 Tdf. edition 7 Βηθσφαγή), ἡ, indeclinable (from בֵּית and פַּג house of unripe figs), Bethphage, the name of a country-seat or hamlet (Eusebius calls it κώμη, Jerome villula), on the Mount of Olives, near Bethany: Matthew 21:1; Mark 11:1 R G Tr text WH text, but Tr marginal reading in brackets; Luke 19:29. (BB. DD. under the word.)
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