JERUSALEM

Biblical GN 1. City and (in Lachish Letters) land (1 Nephi 1:Preface (x2), 4 (x2), 7, 13 (x2), 18; 2:11, 13 (x2); 3:2, 9, 10, 17, 29; 4:1, 4, 30; 5:4, 6; 7:2, 3, 7, 13 (x2), 15; 10:3, 4; 11:13; 16:35, 36; 17:14, 20 (x2), 22; 18:24; 19:8, 13, 20; 22:4; 2 Nephi 1:1, 3, 4 (x2), 9, 24, 30; 5:28; 6:8; 8:17, 24, 25; 9:5; 10:5; 12:1, 3; 13:1, 8; 14:3 (x2), 4; 15:3; 17:1; 18:14; 20:10, 11, 12, 32; 25:4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 14, 19; 30:4; Jacob 1:1; 2:25, 31, 32; 7:26; Enos 1:25; Omni 1:6, 15; Mosiah 1:6, 11; 2:4, 34; 6:4; 7:20; 10:12; 12:23 (x2); 15:30 (x2); 28:20; 29:46; Alma 3:11; 7:10; 9:9, 22; 10:3; 11:4; 18:36, 38; 22:9; 28:2; 36:29; 54:23; Helaman 5:6; 7:7; 8:20 (x2), 21 (x2), 22; 16:18, 19; 3 Nephi 1:Preface, 1, 2; 2:6; 4:11; 5:15, 20; 10:5, 17; 15:14; 16:1, 4, 19 (x2); 17:8; 20:29, 33, 34 (x2), 36, 37, 46; 21:26; 24:4; 4 Nephi 1:31; Mormon 3:18, 19; Ether 13:5 (x2), 7, 8, 11; Moroni 10:31)
Lehite GN 2. City and land, ca. 90 BC (Alma 21:1, 2, 4; 24:1), covered by water ca. 30 AD (3 Nephi 9:7)
3. Prophetic city of future, the “New Jerusalem” (3 Nephi 20:22; 21:23, 24; Ether 13:3, 4, 6, 10)

Etymology

In contrast to the popular beliefs based on hasty, superficial but untenable derivations, there is still quite a discussion about the etymology of “JERUSALEM” among those who study onomastica. For a rigorous discussion of the etymology of “JERUSALEM” see *.

Variants

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐖𐐀𐐡𐐅𐐝𐐈𐐢𐐇𐐣 (dʒiːruːsælɛm), 𐐖𐐀𐐡𐐅𐐝𐐈𐐢𐐈𐐣 (dʒiːruːsælæm)

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