Treasury of Scripture
Matthew 14:22 And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him to the other side...
John 6:15-17 When Jesus therefore perceived that they would come and take him by force, to make him a king...
unto Bethsaida. or, over against Bethsaida. Bethsaida, according to Josephus, was situated on the sea of Gennesaret, in the lower Gaulonitis, (consequently on the east of the lake, as Pliny states,) and at the beginning of the mountainous country; and it was raised from a village to the honour of a city by Philip, and called Julias in honour of the emperor's daughter. Some learned men, however, are of opinion that the Bethsaida mentioned in the gospels was a different place; and that it was situated on the western shore of the sea of Tiberias, in Galilee, near Chorazin and Capernaum, with which it is associated, (Mat.
Mark 11:21 And Peter calling to remembrance said to him, Master, behold, the fig tree which you cursed is withered away.
Mark 11:23 For truly I say to you, That whoever shall say to this mountain, Be you removed, and be you cast into the sea...
Mark 12:21 And the second took her, and died, neither left he any seed: and the third likewise.
;) and Bishop Pococke mentions the ruins of a town or large village in the plain of Huttin, about two miles west of the lake, still bearing the name of Baitsida, which he thinks occupies its site.
Mark 8:22 And he comes to Bethsaida; and they bring a blind man to him, and sought him to touch him.
Luke 10:13 Woe to you, Chorazin! woe to you, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon, which have been done in you...