A town in the West Bank south of Jerusalem. It is the traditional birthplace of Jesus.
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(place) Ancient town in Judea; traditionally regarded as the birthplace of Jesus (Matt. 2:1): now a town in the West Bank.
1611, King James Version of the Bible (Authorized Version) Matthew 2:1 Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem.
Origin of bethlehem
From the Ancient Greek Βηθλεέμ (Bēthleem) from the Hebrewבֵּית לֶחֶם (bet léchem).
Bethlehem Sentence Examples
Provence about 360, but he spent the early part of his life in the monastery of Bethlehem with his friend Germanus, and his affinities were always Eastern rather than Western.
There are also carriage roads to Bethlehem, Hebron and Jericho, and a road to Nablus was in course of construction in 1909.
Elhanan of Bethlehem slew the giant Goliath of Gath, and David's own brother Shimei (or Shammah) overthrew a monster who could boast of twenty-four fingers and toes.