Moriah
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    Moriah

    (1) The land of, the district where was found the mountain on which Isaac was offered in sacrifice (Gen. 22:2); probably the same district as that in which was the “plain (or oak) of Moreh.”

    (2) Mount Moriah, the hill on which Solomon built the temple (2 Chr. 3:1); a tradition first recorded by the Jewish historian Josephus, who regards this as identical with (1).