Ancient Bethany - Kids Bible maps
This map shows the location of Bethany in the land of
Israel. The town of Bethany was located about two miles
east of Jerusalem on the road toward the city of Jericho.
Bethany is where the man named Lazarus lived, and he was
friends with Jesus. When Lazarus was sick his sisters sent
for Jesus to come and heal him, but Jesus had a different
After several more days, Jesus and his disciples learned
that Lazarus had died. At that time they packed up their
things and traveled to Bethany. After Lazarus had been dead
for four days, Jesus called to him from outside of the tomb
saying, "Lazarus, come forth!" And Lazarus was alive again!
Simon the leper also lived in Bethany, and it was at
Simon`s house that a woman came and poured expensive
perfume on Jesus` head.