Bethemek to Bethpeor
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Bethemek
House of the valley
Strong's #H1025

Bethemek was a city located in the tribe of Issachar's territory.

References
Joshua 19:27

Bether
Cleft
Strong's #H1336

Bether is the name of a mountain chain whose exact location in Palestine is unknown.

References
Song of Solomon 2:17

Bethesda
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Bethezel
House of narrowing, house of the side
Strong's #H1018

Bethezel was one of many cities located in the tribe of Judah's territory.

References
Micah 1:11

Bethgader
House of the wall
Strong's #H1013

Bethgader was one of many cities located in the tribe of Judah's territory.

References
1Chronicles 2:51

Bethgamul
House of recompense, house of the weaned
Strong's #H1014

Bethgamul was city a city located east of the Jordan River in Moabite territory.

References
Jeremiah 48:23

Bethhaccerem
House of the vineyard
Strong's #H1021

Bethhaccerem was a city located within the tribe of Benjamin's territory.

References
Nehemiah 3:14, Jeremiah 6:1

Bethharan
House of the mount, house of the joyful shouter
Strong's #H1028

Bethharan was a city located east of the Jordan River in the tribe of Gad's territory.

References
Numbers 32:36

Bethhogla
House (place) of the partridge
Strong's #H1031

Bethhogla was a city given to the tribe of Benjamin as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 15:6

Bethhoron
House of hollowness
Strong's #H1032

Sheerah, a daughter of Ephraim, founded the city of Bathhoron (Beth Horon) in Canaan. After the Israelites came into the Promised Land it became a Levitical city within the tribe of Ephraim's inheritance. Another town, which is not a Levitical city, is also called Bethhoron within Ephraim's territory.

References
Joshua 10:10 - 11, 16:3, 5, 18:13 - 14, 21:22, 1Samuel 13:18, 1Kings 9:17, 1Chronicles 6:68, 7:24, 2Chronicles 8:5, 25:13

Bethjeshimoth
House of the desolation, house of the deserts
Strong's #H1020

Bethjeshimoth was a city given to the tribe of Reuben as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Numbers 33:49, Joshua 12:3, 13:20, Ezekial 25:9

Bethlebaoth
House of lionesses
Strong's #H1034

Bethlebaoth was a city given to the tribe of Simeon as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 19:6

Bethlehem
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Bethmaachah
House of pressure, house of Maakah
Strong's #H1038

Bethmaachah was a city located in the northern part of Israel.

References
2Samuel 20:14 - 15

Bethmarcaboth
House (place) of the chariots
Strong's #H1024

Bethmarcaboth was a city given to the tribe of Simeon as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 19:5, 1Chronicles 4:31

Bethmeon
House of Baal
Strong's #H1010

Bethmeon and Bethbaalmeon refer to the same city. Bethmeon was a city given to the tribe of Simeon as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Jeremiah 48:23

Bethnimrah
House of the leopard
Strong's #H1039

Bethnimrah was a city given to the tribe of Gad as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Numbers 32:36, Joshua 13:27

Bethpalet
House (place) of escape
Strong's #H1046

Bethpalet was a city given to the tribe of Judah as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 15:27

Bethpazzez
House of dispersion
Strong's #H1048

Bethpazzez was a city given to the tribe of Issachar as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 19:21

Bethpeor
House of Peor
Strong's #H1047

Bethpeor was one of many cities located east of the Jordan River in the tribe of Reuben's territory.

References
Deuteronomy 3:29, 4:46, 34:6, Joshua 13:20

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