- a mountainous region in S Palestine, where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac. Gen. 22:3.
- Also Douay Bible, Mo·ri·a. a site usually identified with Zion, where Solomon built the Temple. II Chron. 3:1.
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There is quite a high bluff on the Moriah side, near the pool.Letters from Palestine
J. D. Paxton
"Look to that mountain," was the answer, as he pointed to Moriah.The Worlds Greatest Books
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The place of sacrifice was upon one of the mountains in the land of Moriah.
Where was this mountain in the land of Moriah whereon the altar of Abraham was built?
Their mother, Moriah, died in Columbia some time after the war.My Life In The South