Micah 5:2 - But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, although you are small among the tribes of Judah, from you will come forth for Me one who will be ruler over Israel. His origins are from of old, from ancient days.
In this text, the Prophet Micah prophecy under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit with clarity that Israel's next King, Jesus Christ, would come out of Bethlehem.
Micah declares that the Messiah would not be a mere man, but He would be the One "whose goings forth have been from of old, from eternity.
Bethlehem=Beth Lechem in the Hebrew and means "PLACE OF BREAD," a city in Judah, also a city in Zebulun.
Bethlehem=Béthleem in the greek and means "HOUSE OF BREAD," Bethlehem, a city near Jer.
Micah (Hebrew: מִיכָה הַמֹּרַשְׁתִּי mīkhā hammōrashtī “Micah the Morashtite”) was a prophet in Judaism who prophesied from approximately 737 to 696 BC in Judah and is the author of the Book of Micah. He is considered one of the twelve minor prophets of the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible) and was a contemporary of the prophets Isaiah, Amos and Hosea. Micah was from Moresheth-Gath, in southwest Judah. He prophesied during the reigns of kings Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah of Judah.
Micah’s messages were directed chiefly toward Jerusalem. He prophesied the future destruction of Jerusalem and Samaria, the destruction and then future restoration of the Judean state, and he rebuked the people of Judah for dishonesty and idolatry. His prophecy that the Messiah would be born in the town of Bethlehem is cited in the Gospel of Matthew. Information about the end of his life is not known.
Scripture declares this concerning God's Word in Isaiah 55:11-so shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; it shall not return to Me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.
Bethlehem- "HOUSE OF BREAD" is Jesus Christ Birthplace on earth.