Meaning of the name: house of pity or mercy. Related names are: Jerusalem
. The translations of Bethesda in 19 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Seana in Hiri Motu
to ベセスダ in Japanese!
Now there is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, having five porches. (JOH 5:2)