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PHOTOGRAPHS OF SCRIPTURAL SITES
Bethlehem
In this city the Lord Jesus Christ was born.
This photograph shows rocky hills and shepherds’ fields in the foreground, with the modern city of Bethlehem in the background.
Significant Events:
Rachel was buried near here (Gen. 35:16-20). Ruth and Boaz lived here (Ruth 1:19-2:4). King David was born and anointed king here (1 Sam. 16:1-13). The Savior was born here, and the shepherds and the wise men worshiped him (Matt. 2:1-11; Luke 2:4-16). (See Bible Dictionary, “Bethlehem.”)