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Jerusalem


1. The ancient Salem. Ge 14:18; Ps 76:2.

2. The ancient Jebusi or Jebus. Jos 15:8; 18:28; Jdj 19:10.

3. The king of, defeated and slain by Joshua. Jos 10:5-23.

4. Allotted to the tribe of Benjamin. Jos 18:28.

5. Partly taken and burned by Judah. Jdj 1:8.

6. The Jebusites

a. Formerly dwelt in. Jdj 19:10,11.

b. Held possession of, with Judah and Benjamin. Jos 15:63; Jdj 1:21.

c. Finally dispossessed of, by David. 2Sa 5:6-8.

7. Enlarged by David. 2Sa 5:9.

8. Made the royal city. 2Sa 5:9; 20:3.

9. Specially chosen by God. 2Ch 6:6; Ps 135:21.

10. The seat of government under the Romans for a time. Mt 27:2,19.

11. Roman government transferred from, to Caesarea. Ac 23:23,24; 25:1-13.

12. Called

a. City of God. Ps 46:4; 48:1.

b. City of the Lord. Isa 60:14.

c. City of Judah. 2Ch 25:28.

d. City of the great king. Ps 48:2; Mt 5:5.

e. City of solemnities. Isa 33:20.

f. City of righteousness. Isa 1:26.

g. City of truth. Zec 8:3.

h. A city not forsaken. Isa 62:12.

i. Faithful city. Isa 1:21,26.

j. Holy city. Ne 11:1; Isa 48:2; Mt 4:5.

k. Throne of the Lord. Jer 3:17.

l. Zion. Ps 48:12; Isa 33:20.

m. Zion of the holy one of Israel. Isa 60:14.

13. Surrounded by mountains. Ps 125:2.

14. Surrounded by a wall. 1Ki 3:1.

15. Protected by forts and bulwarks. Ps 48:12,13.

16. Entered by gates. Ps 122:2; Jer 17:19-21.

17. Hezekiah made an aqueduct for. 2Ki 20:20.

18. Spoils of war placed in. 1Sa 17:54; 2Sa 8:7.

19. Described as

a. Beautiful for situation. Ps 48:2.

b. Compact. Ps 122:3.

c. Comely. Song 6:4.

d. The perfection of beauty. La 2:15.

e. Joy of the whole earth. Ps 48:2; La 2:15.

f. Princess among the provinces. La 1:1.

g. Great. Jer 22:8.

h. Populous. La 1:1.

i. Full of business and tumult. Isa 22:3.

j. Wealth, &c in the time of Solomon. 1Ki 10:26,27.

20. Protected by God. Isa 31:5.

21. Instances of God’s care and protection of. 2Sa 24:16; 2Ki 19:32-34; 2Ch 12:7.

22. The temple built in. 2Ch 3:1; Ps 68:29.

23. The Jews

a. Went up to, at the feasts. Lu 2:42; Ps 122:4.

b. Loved. Ps 137:5,6.

c. Lamented the affliction of. Ne 1:2-4.

d. Prayed for the prosperity of. Ps 51:18; 122:6.

e. Prayed towards. Da 6:10; 1Ki 8:41.

24. Wickedness of. Isa 1:1-4; Jer 5:1-5; Mic 3:10.

25. Idolatry of. 2Ch 28:4; Eze 8:7-10.

26. Wickedness of, the cause of its calamities. 2Ki 21:12-15; 2Ch 24:18; La 1:8; Eze 5:5-8.

27. Was the tomb of the prophets. Lu 13:33,34.

28. Christ

a. Preached in. Lu 21:37,38; Joh 18:20.

b. Did many miracles in. Joh 4:45.

c. Publicly entered, as king. Mt 21:9,10.

d. Lamented over. Mt 23:37; Lu 19:41.

e. Put to death at. Lu 9:31; Ac 13:27,29.

29. Gospel first preached at. Lu 24:47; Ac 2:14.

30. Miraculous gift of the Holy Spirit first given at. Ac 1:4; 2:1-5.

31. Persecution of the Christian church commenced at. Ac 4:1; 8:1.

32. First Christian council held at. Ac 15:4,6.

33. Calamities of, mentioned

a. Taken and plundered by Shishak. 1Ki 14:25,26; 2Ch 12:1-4.

b. Taken and plundered by Jehoash king of Israel. 2Ki 14:13,14.

c. Besieged but not taken by Rezin and Pekah. Isa 7:1; 2Ki 16:5.

d. Besieged but not taken by Sennacherib. 2Ki 18:17; 19:1-37.

e. Taken and made tributary by Pharaoh-Necho. 2Ki 23:33-35.

f. Besieged by Nebuchadnezzar. 2Ki 24:10,11.

g. Taken and burned by Nebuchadnezzar. 2Ki 25:1-30; Jer 39:1-8.

h. Threatened by Sanballat. Ne 4:7,8.

34. Rebuilt after the captivity by order of Cyrus. Ezr 1:1-4.

35. Prophecies respecting

a. To be taken by king of Babylon. Jer 20:5.

b. To be made a heap of ruins. Jer 9:11; 26:18.

c. To be a wilderness. Isa 64:10.

d. To be rebuilt by Cyrus. Isa 44:26-28.

e. To be a quiet habitation. Isa 33:20.

f. To be a terror to her enemies. Zec 12:2,3.

g. Christ to enter, as king. Zec 9:9.

h. The gospel to go forth from. Isa 2:3; 40:9.

i. To be destroyed by the Romans. Lu 19:42-44.

j. Its capture accompanied by severe calamities. Mt 24:21,29; Lu 21:23,24.

k. Signs preceding its destruction. Mt 24:6-15; Lu 21:7-11,25,28.

36. Illustrative

a. Of the church. Ga 4:25,26; Heb 12:22.

b. Of the church glorified. Re 3:12; 21:2,10.

c. (Its strong position,) of saints under God’s protection. Ps 125:2.