Names of Jerusalem

 

Jerusalem has been known by 70 names in biblical and post-biblical literature. Some of the better known names follow:

 

 Adonay Yireh The Lord is seen (Gen 22:14)
 Ariel Lion of God (Is 29:1)
 Betulah Virgin (Lam 1:16)
 Drushah Sought After (Is 62:12)
 Gai Hizayon Valley of Vision (Is 22:1)
 Gilah Joy (Is 65:18)
 Ir Ha'Elohim City of God (Ps 87:2)
 Ir Ha'Emet City of Truth (Zech 8:3)
 Jebus (Judges 19:10)
 Kir City (Ezek 13:14)
 Kiriyah Aliza Joyful City (Is 22:2)
 Kiryat Hannah David City Where (Is 29:1) David Camped
 Kiryah Ne'emanah Faithful City (Is 1:25)
 Klilat Yoffi Paragon of Beauty (Lam 2:15)
 Moriah (Gen 22:2)
 Neveh Zedek Righteous Dwelling (Jer 31:22)
 Oholivah My Tent is in Her (Ezek 23:4)
 Shalem Peace (Whole) (Gen 14:18)

 Tzur Hamishor

Rock of the Plain (Jer 21:13)

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