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Strong's #1035 - בֵּית לֶחֶם

Transliteration
Bêyth Lechem
Phonetics
bayth leh'-khem
Origin
from (H1004) and (H3899)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
241b
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Beth-lehem = “house of bread (food)”

1) a city in Judah, birthplace of David

2) a place in Zebulun

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (40)
Genesis 2
Joshua 1
Judges 9
Ruth 6
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 5
1 Chronicles 7
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
NAS (41)
Genesis 2
Joshua 1
Judges 9
Ruth 7
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 5
1 Chronicles 7
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
HCS (41)
Genesis 2
Joshua 1
Judges 9
Ruth 7
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 5
1 Chronicles 7
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
BSB (41)
Genesis 2
Joshua 1
Judges 9
Ruth 7
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 5
1 Chronicles 7
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
ESV (41)
Genesis 2
Joshua 1
Judges 9
Ruth 7
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 5
1 Chronicles 7
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
WEB (41)
Genesis 2
Joshua 1
Judges 9
Ruth 7
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 5
1 Chronicles 7
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 בֵּית לֶ֫חֶם41 proper name, of a location 1. in Judah ( place of bread. ( food), modern Arabic , place of meat), 2hours south of Jerusalem; birth-place of David; — בֵּית לֶ֫חֶם Ruth 1:19 11t.; לָֿחֶם׳בּ 1 Samuel 20:6 9t.; בֵּית לָ֑חֶם Judges 12:8 11t. + Genesis 35:19; Genesis 48:7, where הוא בית לחם is a gloss, see אֶפְרָ֫תָה; לָֿ֑חֶם׳בּ 1 Samuel 17:15 3t.; — as construct לֶ֫חֶם׳בּ יְהוּדָה Judges 17:7,8,9; Judges 19:1,2,18 (twice in verse); Ruth 1:1,2; 1 Samuel 17:12; treated as proper name, masculine 1 Chronicles 2:51,54; 1 Chronicles 4:4; men of Bethlehem ׳אַנְשֵׁי בּ Nehemiah 7:26 = ׳בְּנֵי בּ Ezra 2:21; — on אֶפְרָ֫תָה as name of Bethlehem, & confusion arising from gloss Genesis 35:19; Genesis 48:7; — modern Beit Laµm, 5 miles south of Jerusalem Rob BR i. 471 Bd Pal 123 Survey iii. 28,83 Guérin Judée i. 120-206.

2בֵּית לָ֑חֶם in Zebulun Joshua 19:15; perhaps also Judges 12:8,10; = Beit Laµm, 7 miles northwest of Nazareth Rob BR iii. 113 Survey i. 301.


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List of Word Forms
לֶ֔חֶם לֶ֖חֶם לֶ֙חֶם֙ לֶ֛חֶם לֶ֣חֶם לָ֑חֶם לָ֔חֶם לָֽחֶם׃ לחם לחם׃ lā·ḥem Lachem lāḥem le·ḥem lechem leḥem
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