Βηθαβαρά

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Aramaic בית עברא (literally ferry house).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Βηθαβαρά (Bēthabaráf (indeclinable)

  1. Bethabara, a place on the Jordan where John the Baptist was baptizing.

Usage notes[edit]

Βηθαβαρά (Bēthabará) only appears once, in John 1:28, and only in less reliable manuscripts. Other manuscripts have Βηθανία (Bēthanía).

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