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Mount Zion, Jerusalem

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Mount Zion (Hebrew: הַר צִיּוֹן‎, Har Tsiyyon; Arabic: جبل صهيون‎, Jabal Sahyoun) is a hill in Jerusalem, located just outside the walls of the Old City. The term Mount Zion has been used in the Hebrew Bible first for the City of David (2 Samuel 5:7, 1 Chronicles 11:5; 1 Kings 8:1, 2 Chronicles 5:2) and later for the Temple Mount, but its meaning has shifted and it is now used as the name of ancient Jerusalem's Western Hill. In a wider sense, the term is also used for the entire Land of Israel.
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  • We reached Mt. Zion on the 4th day of our pilgrimage. There's an ambiguity on the historical significance of this sacred hills as far Judaism and Christianity are concerned. But fact is, it played a.....  more »
  • Early this year, while on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, our tour guide took all forty-nine of us to Mount Zion. It was the first pilgrimage to the Holy Land for each of us. We visited the Upper...  more »
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  • This is an important part of the old city, Armenian quarter. This is where you will find king David’s tomb and the room of the last supper.
  • „" SAY TO THE DAUGHTER OF ZION, ' BEHOLD YOUR KING IS COMING TO YOU, GENTLE, AND MOUNTED ON A DONKEY, EVEN ON A COLT, THE FOAL OF A BEAST OF BURDEN.'"” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭21:5‬ ‭NASB‬‬
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