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Βηθλέεμ, ἡ
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Bethlehem, house of bread} poss. {temple of Lakhmu
Bethlehem, indecl., a town in Palestine

Greek-English Concordance for Βηθλέεμ

Matthew 2:1 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem (Bēthleem | Βηθλέεμ | dat sg fem) of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem,
Matthew 2:5 They told him, “In Bethlehem (Bēthleem | Βηθλέεμ | dat sg fem) of Judea, for thus it is written by the prophet:
Matthew 2:6 ‘And you, Bethlehem (Bēthleem | Βηθλέεμ | voc sg fem), in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for from you will come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.’”
Matthew 2:8 Then he sent them to Bethlehem (Bēthleem | Βηθλέεμ | acc sg fem), saying, “Go and search diligently for the child; and when you have found him, report back to me, so that I also may go and worship him.”
Matthew 2:16 Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, became furious; and he sent and killed all the male children in and around Bethlehem (Bēthleem | Βηθλέεμ | dat sg fem) who were two years old or under, according to the time that he had determined from the wise men.
Luke 2:4 So Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem (Bēthleem | Βηθλέεμ | nom sg fem), because he was of the house and lineage of David,
Luke 2:15 When the angels departed from them into heaven, the shepherds began to speak to one another, “Let us go across to Bethlehem (Bēthleem | Βηθλέεμ | gen sg fem) and see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.”
John 7:42 Has not the scripture said that the Christ will be a descendant of David and come from Bethlehem (Bēthleem | Βηθλέεμ | gen sg fem), the village where David was born?”