BETHLEHEM (Βαιθλεέμ, Βαιθμάν), a city of the tribe of Zebulun. (Josh. 19.15).
The site and name are preserved in the modern village of Beitlahem, a few miles north of Nazareth, and eastward of Sephûrieh (formerly Diocaesarea). [G.W]
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, illustrated by numerous engravings on wood. William Smith, LLD. London. Walton and Maberly, Upper Gower Street and Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row; John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1854.