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BETH BETHESDA

~ BETH  second letter of
        ANCIENT SEMITIC ALPHABETS
     including PHOENICIAN and HEBREW
     note BAYITH = "CONSTRUCT A HOUSE"
     experst will point out that
     BETH BETHESDA are unrelated to see> BES
     perhaps this is not so
     since BOTH HAVE TO DO WITH ideas
     related to "HOME"
            myth> see> BES the Egyptian deity
~ BETHESDA  lat or gr BETHESDA = HOUSE OF MERCY
            THE BIBLE ALLUDES TO A POOL IN JERUSALEM WITH
  HEALING PROPERTIES  relatedly A COMMON NAME FOR HOSPITALS
  note BETHESDA in MARYLAND is the SITE OF THE
       NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH and
       NATIONAL NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER
  ply> | WITH COMMERCIALIZED MEDICINE BETHESDA or
         MERCY HOSPITALS BECAME MERCILESS |        

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