Map of Old Testament Israel - Jerusalem
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Jerusalem el- Q uds. called Urusalim in Amarna Letters (see p. 55); probably same as Salem (Shalem) in Gen. 14. 18; Canaanite (Jebusite) city, Josh. 10. 1ff.; 15. 8, 63; 18. 28; Judg. 1. 8; taken by David, 2 Sam. 5. 6ff., and became capital of kings of Judah, 2 Sam. 20. 3; 1 Kgs. 2. 36; 3. 1; 9. 19; 10. 27; 2 Kgs. 14. 13; threatened by Assyrians, 2 Kgs. 18. 35; taken and sacked by Babylonians, 2 Kgs. 24. 10ff., 25. lff.; restoration, Ezra 1. 2ff.; 7. 7, 15; Neh. 2. 1 lff.; Zech. 2. 2ff. &c. Attacked by Antiochus Epiphanes, 1 Macc.1. 29ff.; cleansed by Maccabees (see 1 Macc.4. 36-60) 1 Macc. 6. 7, but Greek citadel remained, 1 Macc. 10. 7ff.; Hasmonean capital, 1 Macc. 10. 10ff. City of Herod the Great, Matt. 2. 11; and religious centre of Judea in Rom. times, Luke 2. 41ff.; John 2. 13ff.; Matt. 21. 1ff.; Acts 1. 4ff.; 15. 2ff.; Gal. 1. 18; 2. 1 &c.
Genesis 14:18 -
And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he [was] the priest of the most high God.
Joshua 10:1 - Now it came to pass, when Adonizedek king of Jerusalem had heard how Joshua had taken Ai, and had utterly destroyed it; as he had done to Jericho and her king, so he had done to Ai and her king; and how the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel, and were among them;
Joshua 15:8 - And the border went up by the valley of the son of Hinnom unto the south side of the Jebusite; the same [is] Jerusalem: and the border went up to the top of the mountain that [lieth] before the valley of Hinnom westward, which [is] at the end of the valley of the giants northward:
Joshua 15:63 - As for the Jebusites the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the children of Judah could not drive them out: but the Jebusites dwell with the children of Judah at Jerusalem unto this day.
Joshua 18:28 - And Zelah, Eleph, and Jebusi, which [is] Jerusalem, Gibeath, [and] Kirjath; fourteen cities with their villages. This [is] the inheritance of the children of Benjamin according to their families.
Judges 1:8 - Now the children of Judah had fought against Jerusalem, and had taken it, and smitten it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.
2 Samuel 5:6 - And the king and his men went to Jerusalem unto the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land: which spake unto David, saying, Except thou take away the blind and the lame, thou shalt not come in hither: thinking, David cannot come in hither.
2 Samuel 20:3 - And David came to his house at Jerusalem; and the king took the ten women [his] concubines, whom he had left to keep the house, and put them in ward, and fed them, but went not in unto them. So they were shut up unto the day of their death, living in widowhood.
1 Kings 2:36 - And the king sent and called for Shimei, and said unto him, Build thee an house in Jerusalem, and dwell there, and go not forth thence any whither.
1 Kings 3:1 - And Solomon made affinity with Pharaoh king of Egypt, and took Pharaoh's daughter, and brought her into the city of David, until he had made an end of building his own house, and the house of the LORD, and the wall of Jerusalem round about.
1 Kings 9:19 - And all the cities of store that Solomon had, and cities for his chariots, and cities for his horsemen, and that which Solomon desired to build in Jerusalem, and in Lebanon, and in all the land of his dominion.
1 Kings 10:27 - And the king made silver [to be] in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he [to be] as the sycomore trees that [are] in the vale, for abundance.
2 Kings 14:13 - And Jehoash king of Israel took Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoash the son of Ahaziah, at Bethshemesh, and came to Jerusalem, and brake down the wall of Jerusalem from the gate of Ephraim unto the corner gate, four hundred cubits.
2 Kings 18:35 - Who [are] they among all the gods of the countries, that have delivered their country out of mine hand, that the LORD should deliver Jerusalem out of mine hand?
2 Kings 24:10 - At that time the servants of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came up against Jerusalem, and the city was besieged.
2 Kings 25:1 - And it came to pass in the ninth year of his reign, in the tenth month, in the tenth [day] of the month, [that] Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his host, against Jerusalem, and pitched against it; and they built forts against it round about.
Ezra 1:2 - Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, The LORD God of heaven hath given me all the kingdoms of the earth; and he hath charged me to build him an house at Jerusalem, which [is] in Judah.
Ezra 7:7 - And there went up [some] of the children of Israel, and of the priests, and the Levites, and the singers, and the porters, and the Nethinims, unto Jerusalem, in the seventh year of Artaxerxes the king.
Ezra 7:15 - And to carry the silver and gold, which the king and his counsellors have freely offered unto the God of Israel, whose habitation [is] in Jerusalem,
Nehemiah 2:1 - And it came to pass in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes the king, [that] wine [was] before him: and I took up the wine, and gave [it] unto the king. Now I had not been [beforetime] sad in his presence.
Zechariah 2:2 - Then said I, Whither goest thou? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what [is] the breadth thereof, and what [is] the length thereof.
Matthew 2:11 - And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.
Luke 2:41 - Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover.
John 2:13 - And the Jews' passover was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem,
Matthew 21:1 - And when they drew nigh unto Jerusalem, and were come to Bethphage, unto the mount of Olives, then sent Jesus two disciples,
Acts 1:4 - And, being assembled together with [them], commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, [saith he], ye have heard of me.
Acts 15:2 - When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question.
Galatians 1:18 - Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to see Peter, and abode with him fifteen days.
Galatians 2:1 - Then fourteen years after I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, and took Titus with [me] also.
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