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Moriah (mo-rî'ah), chosen of Jehovah? 1. The place where Abraham was directed to offer Isaac as a sacrifice. Genesis 22:2. 2. A mount on which Solomon built the temple in Jerusalem. 2 Chronicles 3:1. It was in the eastern part of the city, overlooking the valley of the Kedron, and where was the threshing-floor of Araunah. 2 Samuel 24:24; 1 Chronicles 21:24. See Jerusalem.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Moriah'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. 1893.

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the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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