Readers ask: How Do You Spell Bethlehem?

What does Bethlehem mean?

Bethlehem, Arabic Bayt Laḥm ( “House of Meat” ), Hebrew Bet Leḥem (“House of Bread”), town in the West Bank, situated in the Judaean Hills 5 miles (8 km) south of Jerusalem.

Is Bethlehem pronounced to Bethlehem?

“Everyone around here pronounces Bethlehem differently. Some say ‘Beth-lee-ham’ or ‘Beth-lee-um’ or ‘Beth-lum,’ and others say ‘Beth-lee-hem,’ which would seem to be the correct one.”

How do you pronounce Judah Bethlehem?

Phonetic spelling of Bethlehem-Judah

  1. Beth-le-hem-Ju-dah.
  2. bethlehem-judah. Lynette Robinson.
  3. Beth-le-hem-Judah. Kathlyn Kunde.

Is it safe to visit Bethlehem?

The cities of Bethlehem, Ramallah and Jericho see large numbers of tourists including on organised tours and there have been no recent reports of any serious incidents involving foreigners. However, you should take care when travelling anywhere in the West Bank.

Where is Bethlehem in the Middle East?

Bethlehem (Arabic: Bayt Lahm meaning “House of Meat” and Hebrew: Bet Lehem meaning “House of Bread”) is a Palestinian city in Israel’s West Bank and a hub of Palestinian cultural and tourism industries. It is home to one of largest Palestinian Christian communities in the Middle East.

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