Meaning of Moriah


Pronunciation: (mô-rī'u, mō-), [key]
— n.
  1. a mountainous region in S Palestine, where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac. Gen. 22:3.
  2. a site usually identified with Zion, where Solomon built the Temple. II Chron. 3:1.
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