house of the unripe fig, a village on the Mount of Olives, on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho ( Matthew 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.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Beth-phage". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".