Beth (1)

BETH (1)

bath (b):

The second letter of the Hebrew alphabet. With the daghesh it is transliterated in this dictionary as "b," and, without the daghesth, as "bh" ( = "v"). It came also to be used for the number two (2) and with the dieresis for 2,000. For name, etc., see ALPHABET; BAYITH.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'BETH (1)'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.