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From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    house of fish. (1.) A town in Galilee, on the west side of the
    sea of Tiberias, in the "land of Gennesaret." It was the native
    place of Peter, Andrew, and Philip, and was frequently resorted
    to by Jesus (Mark 6:45; John 1:44; 12:21). It is supposed to
    have been at the modern 'Ain Tabighah, a bay to the north of
      (2.) A city near which Christ fed 5,000 (Luke 9:10; comp. John
    6:17; Matt. 14:15-21), and where the blind man had his sight
    restored (Mark 8:22), on the east side of the lake, two miles up
    the Jordan. It stood within the region of Gaulonitis, and was
    enlarged by Philip the tetrarch, who called it "Julias," after
    the emperor's daughter. Or, as some have supposed, there may
    have been but one Bethsaida built on both sides of the lake,
    near where the Jordan enters it. Now the ruins et-Tel.

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Bethsaida, house of fruits, or of food, or of snares