This is the traditional site where Jesus was born. It is in
ancient city was called Ephrath which is where Rachel was buried (Genesis 35
:19). Prophecy in Micah 5:12 also tells that Jesus would be born in this
town. Luke 2:4 tells of Joseph’s sojourn to Bethlehem because it was his
family’s home town and it was there they had to be counted for the census.
It was there that Jesus was born.