Moriah, Mount

Moriah, Mount,

biblical name of the hill of E JerusalemJerusalem
, Heb. Yerushalayim, Arab. Al Quds, city (1994 pop. 578,800), capital of Israel. It is situated on a ridge 2,500 ft (760 m) high that lies west of the Dead Sea and the Jordan River.
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. According to Second Chronicles it was the site of Solomon's temple.