Bethleem

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Bēthleëm
Bēthlēēm

Proper noun[edit]

Bēthleëm or Bēthlēēm n (indeclinable)

  1. Alternative form of Bēthlehēmum.
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Matthaeus 2:1
      cum ergo natus esset Iesus in Bethleem Iudaeae in diebus Herodis regis ecce magi ab oriente venerunt Hierosolymam

References[edit]

  • Bēthleëm in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879