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Bethlehemites
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bethlehemites
Bethlehemites (בֵּֽית־הַלַּחְמִ֔י‎, beith-hallachmiy). Residents of Bethlehem of Judah (1 Sam 16:1, 18; 17:58; 2 Sam 21:19). The children or sons of Bethlehem are referred to in Ezra 2:21 and Neh 7:26. Jesse (1 Sam 16:1, 18; 17:58) and Elhanan (2 Sam 21:19) are called Bethlehemites.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bethlehemite
Bethlehemite. Inhabitant of Bethlehem of Judah (1 Sm 16:1, 18; 17:58; 2 Sm 21:19).See Bethlehem #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bethlehemite
Bethlehemite bethʹlə-hem-īt [Heb. bêṯ hallaḥmî].An inhabitant of Bethlehem, a town in Judah, 5 mi (8 km) S of Jerusalem. Jesse is so named in 1 S. 16:18; 17:58, and Elhanan in 2 S. 21:19. The sons of Bethlehem are referred to in Ezr. 2:21; Neh. 7:26; 1 Esd. 5:17.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bethlehemite
BETHLEHEMITE* Inhabitant of Bethlehem of Judah (1 Sm 16:1, 18; 17:58; 2 Sm 21:19). See Bethlehem #1.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bethlehemite
BETHLEHEMITE. An inhabitant or native of Bethlehem (q.v.), a town of Judah five miles S of Jerusalem. It identifies Jesse, father of David (1 Sam 16:1, 18; 17:58), and Elhanan (2 Sam 21:19) who slew a brother of the giant Goliath.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bethlehemite
Bethlehemite [bĕthˊlĭ hĕm īt] (Heb. bêṯ hallaḥmî). An inhabitant of Bethlehem of Judah, 8 km. (5 mi.) south of Jerusalem (e.g., 1 Sam. 16:18; 17:58).
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Bethlehemites
Bethlehemites. The name of several orders of religious. *Matthew Paris attests the existence at Cambridge of a military order dedicated to Our Lady of Bethlehem in 1257. Two centuries later *Pius II founded a military order, dedicated to the ‘Blessed Virgin Mary of Bethlehem’, for the defence of the
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bethlehemite
BETH´LEHEMITE (bethʹ-le-hem-īt). An inhabitant of Bethlehem (which see) in Judah (1 Sam. 16:1, 18; 17:58; 2 Sam. 21:19).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bethlehemite
BETHLEHEMITE [BETH luh hem ite] — a native or inhabitant of Bethlehem (1 Sam. 16:1).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BETH-LEHEMITE
BETH-LEHEMITE<beth’-le-hem-it> (בֵּית הַלַּחְמִי‎ [beth ha-lachmi]): An inhabitant of Bethlehem, a town in Judah, 5 miles South of Jerusalem. Jesse is so named in 1 Samuel 16:18; 17:58, and Elhanan in 2 Samuel 21:19. The children of Bethlehem are referred to in Ezra 2:21; Nehemiah 7:26; 1
A Catholic Dictionary
Bethlehemites
bethlehemites. Matthew Paris speaks of some “fraters Bethleemitæ” to whom a house was granted at Cambridge, on the way leading to Trumpington, in 1257; their habit, he says, was like that of the Friars Preachers, with the addition of a red and blue star on the breast. Of this foundation nothing further
Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Bethlemenites
Beth′lemenites (4 syl.). Followers of John Huss, so called because he used to preach in the church called Bethlehem of Prague.