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Lexicon :: Strong's G965 - bēthleem

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bēthleem (Key)
Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
8x in 1 unique form(s)
8x in 1 unique form(s)
15x in 1 unique form(s)
Strong’s Definitions

Βηθλεέμ Bēthleém, bayth-leh-em'; of Hebrew origin (H1036); Bethleem (i.e. Beth-lechem), a place in Palestine:—Bethlehem.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G965 in the following manner: Bethlehem (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G965 in the following manner: Bethlehem (8x).
  1. Bethlehem = "house of bread"

    1. a village about six miles (10 km) south of Jerusalem

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Βηθλεέμ Bēthleém, bayth-leh-em'; of Hebrew origin (H1036); Bethleem (i.e. Beth-lechem), a place in Palestine:—Bethlehem.
Βηθλεέμ, , [indeclinable] (in Josephus not only so [Antiquities 8, 10, 1], but also Βηθλεέμη, -ης, Antiquities 6, 8, 1; 11, 7; [7, 1, 3]; ἀπὸ Βηθλέμων, 5, 2, 8; ἐκ Βηθλεέμων, 5, 9, 1; [cf. 7, 13; 9, 2]), Bethlehem, (לֶחֶם בֵּית house of bread), a little town, named from the fertility of its soil, six Roman miles south of Jerusalem; now Beit Lachm, with about 3,000 ["5,000," Baedeker] inhabitants: Matthew 2:1, 5f, 8, 16; Luke 2:4, 15; John 7:42. Cf. Winers RWB, under the word; Robinson i., p. 470ff; Raumer, p. 313ff; Tobler, Bethlehem in Palästina as above with 1849; [Socin (i. e. Baedeker), Handbook. etc., under the word; Porter (i. e. Murray) ibid.; BB. DD.].
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2:1; 2:5; 2:8; 2:16
2:4; 2:15

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Strong's Number G965 matches the Greek Βηθλέεμ (bēthleem),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:1 - Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem G965 of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:5 - And they said unto him, In Bethlehem G965 of Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:6 - And thou Bethlehem, G965 in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:8 - And he sent them to Bethlehem, G965 and said, Go and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:16 - Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, G965 and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently enquired of the wise men.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:4 - And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; G965 (because he was of the house and lineage of David:)
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:15 - And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, G965 and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:42 - Hath not the scripture said, That Christ cometh of the seed of David, and out of the town of Bethlehem, G965 where David was?
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