beth-phage

Bethphage

[beth-fuh-jee]
noun
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.
Also, Beth-phage.
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house of the unripe fig, a village on the Mount of Olives, on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho (Matt. 21:1; Mark 11:1; Luke 19:29), and very close to Bethany. It was the limit of a Sabbath-day's journey from Jerusalem, i.e., 2,000 cubits. It has been identified with the modern Kefr-et-Tur.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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