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or Beth-pha·ge

  1. a place in ancient Israel, at the foot of the Mount of Olives: starting point of Jesus' ride into Jerusalem. Matt. 21:1; Mark 11:1; Luke 19:29.
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Historical Examples of bethphage

  • After great consolation in prayer he desired to go to Bethphage.

    The Autobiography of St. Ignatius

    Saint Ignatius Loyola

  • The adjoining village of Bethphage derived its name from the Green Fig.

    Memories of Bethany

    John Ross Macduff

  • After descending from Bethphage for about half a mile by a very steep and stony path, we come to the village of Bethany.