Moriah


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Moriah

(mōrī`ə), in the Bible, land in which the mountain where Abraham was to sacrifice Isaac was located. It has been identified by some with Mt. Moriah.

Moriah

site intended for Abraham’s offering up of Isaac. [O.T.: Genesis 22:2]
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On the contrary, between the level of the ditch and the basement of the rampart sprang up a perpendicular cliff of two hundred and fifty cubits, forming part of the precipitous Mount Moriah.
They are upon Mount Moriah, where King Solomon's Temple stood.
These have been dug from all depths in the soil and rubbish of Mount Moriah, and the Moslems have always shown a disposition to preserve them with the utmost care.
This is the Mount of Olives; this is the Hill of Offense; the nest of huts is the Village of Siloam; here, yonder, every where, is the King's Garden; under this great tree Zacharias, the high priest, was murdered; yonder is Mount Moriah and the Temple wall; the tomb of Absalom; the tomb of St.
Nathan Flanagan, who is on a plumbing course at Ystrad Mynach College in Caerphilly, has been selected by Plaid Cymru to contest the Moriah ward on Caerphilly Council.
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Recently Carys, 51, mother of twin sons Dylan and Iwan, 17, noticed that contractors were demolishing Moriah Chapel in Gwyddelwern, Denbighs, where she lives, and she told them her story.
Yr oeddem, athrawon Ysgol Sul Moriah, Capel y Fro, Trawsfynydd, yn mynd i gael picnic ddydd Sul yr 8fed i'r Abaty - tri dwsin ohonom.
school earlier this month for a petition to end the war in Iraq, Moriah Arnold never expected she'd be sharing that message with more than 100,000 people.
COOS BAY - Brianna George and Moriah Roberge scored 14 points apiece to lead Marshfield to a 51-46 nonleague girls basketball victory over North Bend on Monday night.
UCLA's Kelly Rulon, Iefke Van Belkum and Thalie Munro, and USC's Moriah Van Norman and Brittany Hayes were selected to the all-tournament first team.
Promoted to Senior Associate from associate are Peter Boccia, Dominick DeAngelis, Joseph Giovanniello, Moriah Kosch, David Lem, Cecilia Li, Richard Murphy, Michael Ohlausen, Michael Patraulea, and Richard Weed.