Bethlehem


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Beth·le·hem

 (bĕth′lĭ-hĕm′, -lē-əm)
1. A town in the West Bank south of Jerusalem. It is the traditional birthplace of Jesus.
2. A city of eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River north-northwest of Philadelphia. It is an important steel-producing center and the site of Moravian College (established 1742) and Lehigh University (1865).

Bethlehem

(ˈbɛθlɪˌhɛm; -lɪəm)
n
(Placename) a town in the West Bank, near Jerusalem: birthplace of Jesus and early home of King David

Beth•le•hem

(ˈbɛθ lɪˌhɛm, -li əm)

n.
1. a town in NW Jordan, near Jerusalem, occupied by Israel 1967: birthplace of Jesus and David. 16,313.
2. a city in E Pennsylvania. 72,490.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bethlehem - a town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of PhiladelphiaBethlehem - a town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of Philadelphia; an important center for steel production
Keystone State, Pennsylvania, PA - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
2.Bethlehem - a small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan RiverBethlehem - 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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At Bethlehem he tells a story of how roses first came into the world.
She's out in the stream now, a tidy bit of a schooner, the Bethlehem, with good lines and hull and large cabin accommodations.
Folks came and worshipped the baby, as people have bowed before the kingship of the new-born since long before the Wise Men of the East knelt in homage to the Royal Babe of the Bethlehem manger.
From Joppa, Jerusalem, the River Jordan, the Sea of Tiberias, Nazareth, Bethany, Bethlehem, and other points of interest in the Holy Land can be visited, and here those who may have preferred to make the journey from Beirut through the country, passing through Damascus, Galilee, Capernaum, Samaria, and by the River Jordan and Sea of Tiberias, can rejoin the steamer.
It is a formal letter of defiance,'' answered the Templar; ``but, by our Lady of Bethlehem, if it be not a foolish jest, it is the most extraordinary cartel that ever was sent across the drawbridge of a baronial castle.
But I was wishing we had a good farm in Bartlett, or Bethlehem, or Littleton, or some other township round the White Mountains; but not where they could tumble on our heads.
To us, the belief in God, in goodness at all, in the story of Bethlehem, does not rest on evidence so diverse in character and force as Mrs.
At thy nativity a glorious quire Of Angels, in the fields of Bethlehem, sung To shepherds, watching at their folds by night, And told them the Messiah now was born, Where they might see him; and to thee they came, Directed to the manger where thou lay'st; For in the inn was left no better room.
Yes, do you, yes, much easier," replied Margaret, but felt the grotesque impact of the unseen upon the seen, and saw issuing from a forgotten manger at Bethlehem this torrent of coins and toys.
The very first Sunday they had all been taken to mass; and poor as they were, Elzbieta had felt it advisable to invest a little of her resources in a representation of the babe of Bethlehem, made in plaster, and painted in brilliant colors.
Bethlehem, the English may justly boast themselves the greatest of
How many Davidian Jews would come thundering into Bethlehem to be registered, and how feasible was it to move the whole of Judaea about like this?