Bethlehemite

Beth´le`hem`ite


n.1.An inhabitant of Bethlehem in Judea.
2.An insane person; a madman; a bedlamite.
3.One of an extinct English order of monks.
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Furthermore, Israeli law prohibits an Arab from Nazareth from marrying a Bethlehemite and bringing their spouse across the Green Line to live with them in Israel.
The tour also included visiting the home of Bethlehemite novelist and artist, translator and musician Jabra Ibrahim Jabra, who was buried in Iraq.
It started in 2014, and it's strongly supported by the Bethlehemite community around the world and the people who love her work internationally," she said.
In Antigua, he established a hospital and founded a new order, the Bethlehemite Congregation, dedicated to providing healthcare for the indigent.
These two rulings are testimony before the community that Ruth has legal standing: she is now within the line of a Bethlehemite family, with rights to a specific parcel of land, and she stands within their genealogical history.
It is perfectly plausible to speculate that the connection between the two was typical in Bethlehemite, or even generally in Judean village practice; it can be expected to have ratified itself easily in the mind of the ancient audience.
Coming from a Bethlehemite Christian family, my anger rises when I hear such colonialist analysis of my city from the mouth of a respectable church official, moreover the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Furthermore, Israeli law now prohibits an Arab from Nazareth from marrying a Bethlehemite and bringing their spouse across the Green Line to reside in Israel.
This article explores one aspect of the complex Bethlehemite case.
26) The book begins with a background scenario of a Bethlehemite family, the parents (Naomi and Elimelech) and their two sons (Machlon and Chilion), sojourning in Moab because of famine in their homeland.
The two camps offer learning, working and fun activities for both Bethlehemite children aged 6-15 years, and volunteers from all over the globe.