Bethlehem

So do we call the room where the holy bread (Oblation) is baked, out of these loaves the lamb is picked out (chosen).
This name reminds us of the village where our Lord Jesus Christ was born (Matt. 2:1).

Dictionary of church terms. — St. GEORGE'S COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH SPORTING - ALEXANDRIA EGYPT. .

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  • BETHLEHEM — (Beth Lehem) (Heb. בֵּית לֶחֶם; Arab. Bait Lahm), city in Judah located five mi. (eight km.) S. of Jerusalem. Bethlehem may be mentioned in the el amarna letters (14th century B.C.E.) as a city in the territory of Jerusalem (Bit ilu Nin. Ib = the …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Bethlehem — Bethlehem, NC U.S. Census Designated Place in North Carolina Population (2000): 3713 Housing Units (2000): 1549 Land area (2000): 7.594031 sq. miles (19.668449 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.313086 sq. miles (3.400877 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bethlehem, GA — U.S. town in Georgia Population (2000): 716 Housing Units (2000): 265 Land area (2000): 2.157709 sq. miles (5.588441 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.157709 sq. miles (5.588441 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bethlehem, NC — U.S. Census Designated Place in North Carolina Population (2000): 3713 Housing Units (2000): 1549 Land area (2000): 7.594031 sq. miles (19.668449 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.313086 sq. miles (3.400877 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.907117 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bethlehem, PA — U.S. city in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 71329 Housing Units (2000): 29631 Land area (2000): 19.255333 sq. miles (49.871081 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.167156 sq. miles (0.432931 sq. km) Total area (2000): 19.422489 sq. miles (50.304012 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bethlehem, WV — U.S. village in West Virginia Population (2000): 2651 Housing Units (2000): 1169 Land area (2000): 3.529233 sq. miles (9.140672 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.529233 sq. miles (9.140672 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bethlehem — Beth le*hem, n. [Heb. b[=e]th lekhem house of food; b[=e]th house + lekhem food, l[=a]kham to eat. Formerly the name of a hospital for the insane, in London, which had been the priory of St. Mary of Bethlehem. Cf. {Bedlam}.] 1. A hospital for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bethlehem — [beth′lə hem΄, beth ləhəm; ] occas [., beth′lēhəm] [LL (Vulg.) < Gr Bēthleem < Heb bet lechem, lit., house of bread] 1. ancient town in Judea; traditionally regarded as the birthplace of Jesus (Matt. 2:1): now a town in the West Bank: pop.… …   English World dictionary

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