bethel

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noun beth·el \ˈbe-thəl\

Definition of bethel

  1. 1 :  a hallowed spot

  2. 2 a :  a chapel for Nonconformists b :  a place of worship for seamen

Origin and Etymology of bethel

Hebrew bēth'ēl house of God


First Known Use: circa 1617


Bethel

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geographical name Beth·el \ˈbe-thəl, be-ˈthel\

Definition of Bethel

  1. city of ancient Palestine N of Jerusalem; the present-day West Bank town is called Baytīn play \ˌbā-ˈtēn\


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