Jerusalem

[ US /dʒɝˈusəɫəm/ ]
NOUN
  1. capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed); it was captured from Jordan in 1967 in the Six Day War; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom
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How To Use Jerusalem In A Sentence

  • I've seen leadership schools set out on the fringes, including one in an outpost of Jerusalem that teaches would-be messiahs to lead in the coming apocalypse.
  • Certainly observant Jews remember the crusaders as evil butchers, who on their way to Jerusalem, slaughtered and massacred many thousands of Jews and decimated entire Jewish communities such as Speyer, Worms and Mayencea and of course, when they arrived in Jerusalem, put the holy Jews of the city to the sword. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • A more specific look is then taken at the Ottoman 'sanjaks' or district provinces, with the Jerusalem sanjak "as a separate entity from the other regions of Syria [being] of tremendous importance for the emergence of Palestine about fifty years later. The Israel/Palestine Question - Book Reveviw
  • Now St. Paul had seen the gift conferred at Ephesus and St. Luke does not distinguish Ephesian glossolaly from that of Jerusalem. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon
  • Now in a place so small as Jerusalem, what we call the rank and file really counts. The New Jerusalem
  • In 1867 another visitor, Mark Twain, called Jerusalem “the knobbiest town in the world, except Constantinople.” Crossing Mandelbaum Gate
  • Both Jews and Muslims worship the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem as a holy shrine.
  • Judah and Jerusalem desolate then this credit of the prophets, and the hopes of the people, will both sink together; the former will be found false in flattering the people and the latter foolish in suffering themselves to be imposed upon by them, and so exposed to so much the greater confusion, when the judgment shall surprise them in their security. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)
  • By the way, did you know that there really was a wall in the Jewish temple in Jerusalem that divided Jews from Gentiles?
  • A bomb blew out the front of a hotel in central Jerusalem early today.
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