There is no widely recognized country or land named Bethany that corresponds to a distinct geographical location. However, Bethany is a place mentioned in the New Testament of the Bible. Bethany is most famously associated with the village where Mary, Martha, and Lazarus lived, and it is mentioned in the Gospels in relation to events involving Jesus Christ. There are references to Jesus spending time in Bethany.
There is no indication that Joseph of Arimathea’s followers traveled through a specific place called Bethany on their way from Jerusalem.
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