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TypeSettlement
UsageArabic
Scriptsبيت لحم Arabic

Meaning & History

Arabic form of BETHLEHEM. The Arabic word لحم (lahm) meaning "meat" is cognate with Hebrew לֶחֶם (lechem) meaning "bread".
Other Languages & CulturesBethlehem Biblical Bethleem Biblical Greek Beit-Lechem Biblical Hebrew Bethleem Biblical Latin Belén Biblical Spanish Bethlehem English Belén Spanish
Entry added May 31, 2018   Contribute