2), better perhaps Bethzatha Or Bethsaida, a pool or public bath in Jerusalem, where miraculous cures were believed to be performed.
The difficulty as to the position of Bethsaida, or (if Eis TO rrpav, "unto the other side," at v.
45 (Bethsaida); vii.
22, 27 (is at Bethsaida and visits neighbourhood of Caesarea.
44 describes him and his brother Andrew as of Bethsaida.