Given Name BETHEL

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: בֵּית־אֵל (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: BETH-əl (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From an Old Testament place name meaning "house of God" in Hebrew. This was a town north of Jerusalem, where Jacob saw his vision of the stairway. It is occasionally used as a given name.

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