Chiefly British A Nonconformist chapel, especially a Baptist or Methodist one.(noun)
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Use "bethel" in a sentence
"The house was called bethel agreeable to the prayer that was made."
"Note: I thought "bethel" was the word for house in Hebrew - what is this Jeru stuff?"
"She sprang from the bed and hurriedly rearranged the bethel on her bedspread."