|of these articles treats the city of this name. For further meanings in the way of writing Bethlehem see there.|
Betlehem (also Bethlehem, Efrata; Arab بيتلحم, pickle lame, “house of the meat”;Hebrew ביתלחם, pickle Lechem, “house of bread”) is a city in the West Jordan territory with 20.000 inhabitants. 死Stadt gehört zu小室 Palästinensischen Autonomiegebieten und grenzt südlich 耶路撒冷 。 It resident a University of . To the dye Betlehem belong also Pickle Dschala and pickle Sahur; latter place has like Betlehem Biblical meaning.
The first mention Betlehems in the Bible is in 1. Mose 35.19, where it means that Jakob's loved Mrs. Rahel “at the road after Efrata, which is called, was buried Betlehem now”.After conquest kana to by to Israeli tables the trunks Betlehem was assigned to the trunk Juda. Also the happening from the book Rut takes place to a large part in Betlehem and both Ruts mother-in-law Noomi and its later man Boas came from this place.
Betlehem was according to 1. Book Samuel (old will) the place of origin of David, where also the expected Messiah as a descendant (“son”) of David to the world it should come (Micha 5.2). In this verse it is called “Betlehem Efrata”, around it of another place alsoTo differentiate name Betlehem, that with respect to the master area of Sebulon, approx. westnorthwest from Nazaret, was appropriate for 11 km.
According to the reports of the Bible in the matte house - and Lukasevangelium (new will) stood in Betlehem the stable, in which Jesus Christ was born. The originalSituation of the stable is not delivered. By the attendance of eastern Magier in Jerusalem king Herodes became attentive to the child and tried it to kill, by letting all male children at the age of up to two years kill in Bethlehem and environment (child murder to Bethlehem,Matte house 2.12-16).
In connection with measures to bring about peace of young humans the action ökumenisch put on “peace light from Betlehem " is located, which took 1986 in Austria their beginning. Carriers are in Germany the churches as well as the pathfinder interior and pathfinder federations.
mayor of the city Betlehem are since May 2005 the catholic Victor Batarseh.
Twin city of Bethlehem is Milan.
- Siegfried memo man: Kind. Bethlehem. In: Theological material encyclopedia 5 (1980), S. 759-763 (history and. Bible)
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coordinates: 31° 42 ' 11 " N, 35° 11 ' 44 " O