Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Bethlehem, Beth-Lechem, a place in Palestine

Hebrew: בֵּית לֶחֶם, bêt leḥem (H1035)

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Here is Bethlehem in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word בֵּית לֶחֶם mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H1035

Hebrew Base Word: בֵּית לֶחֶם

Part of speech: Proper Name Location

Usage: Bethlehem

Literally: house of bread (food)

Definition: Beth-Lechem, a place in Palestine.

Detailed definition:

  1. A city in Judah, birthplace of David.
  2. A place in Zebulun.

Derived terms: From H1004 and H3899; house of bread.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: bei̯t̪ lɛˈħɛm
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: bei̯t lɛˈχɛm
  3. Transliteration: bêt leḥem
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: bate leh-HEM
  5. Modern Pronunciation: bate leh-HEM

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