A-Z: General definitions: Zion


1. Name used for the city of Jerusalem. David captured Zion (or Sion) from the Canaanites (2 Samuel 5:7) and made it his political and religious capital. 2. The place where the Temple stood and therefore God's dwelling place. David's son Solomon built the temple there (1 Kings 6:1). 3. The holy mountain of Zion is also referred to as part of the future idea of a gloriously renewed creation (Isaiah 11:9) and identified with the heavenly city of Jerusalem in Hebrews 12:22..

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