Bethlehem-Judah


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Noun1.Bethlehem-Judah - a small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan RiverBethlehem-Judah - a small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan River; early home of David and regarded as the place where Jesus was born
West Bank - an area between Israel and Jordan on the west bank of the Jordan river; populated largely by Palestinians
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The reader is left pondering whether he came from Bethlehem-Judah or Bethlehem-Zebulun (Josh.
This makes exegetical sense, because traditionally Bethlehem-Judah has far greater historical importance and associations than Bethlehem-Zebulun.
Intertwining Ibzan, Boaz and Bethlehem-Judah, no matter how contradictory and/or minimal the textual basis may be, serves to romanticize King David as descending not just from Boaz, but also from Boaz/Ibzan, a judge of Israel.