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Bethsaida is a town in ancient Israel, near the sea of Galilee. According the the first chapter of the Gospel of John the apostles Peter, Andrew, and Philip came from there. The Gospel of Mark Chapter 8 says that Jesus healed a blind man there. In the ninth chapter of the Gospel of Luke we are told that Jesus fed 5000 people using only 5 loaves of bread and 2 fish.

Modern [Archeology|archeologists]] have not been able to prove for sure exactly where Bethsaida was.

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