[maw-rahy-uh, moh-]
  1. a mountainous region in S Palestine, where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac. Gen. 22:3.
  2. Also Douay Bible, Mo·ri·a. a site usually identified with Zion, where Solomon built the Temple. II Chron. 3:1. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of moriah

  • There is quite a high bluff on the Moriah side, near the pool.

  • "Look to that mountain," was the answer, as he pointed to Moriah.

    The Worlds Greatest Books

    Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.

  • The place of sacrifice was upon one of the mountains in the land of Moriah.

    Patriarchal Palestine

    Archibald Henry Sayce

  • Where was this mountain in the land of Moriah whereon the altar of Abraham was built?

    Patriarchal Palestine

    Archibald Henry Sayce

  • Their mother, Moriah, died in Columbia some time after the war.