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King David's Tomb is believed to be situated on Mount Zion near the Old City of Jerusalem, Israel. Mount Zion (Hebrew: ‎ transliteration: Har Tziyyon - Height) is the ancient name of a mountain in jerusalem southe of the old city. ... ... Hebrew יְרוּשָׁלַיִם (Yerushalayim) (Standard) Yerushalayim or Yerushalaim Arabic commonly القـُدْس (Al-Quds); officially in Israel أورشليم القدس (Urshalim-Al-Quds) Name Meaning Hebrew: (see below), Arabic: The Holiness Government City District Jerusalem Population 724,000 (2006) Jurisdiction 123,000 dunams (123 km²) Mayor Uri Lupolianski Web Address www. ...

King David's Tomb
King David's Tomb

According to the Hebrew Bible, David is supposed to be buried inside the City of David together with other Judean kings, but ancient tradition holds that he is buried in the structure adjacent to the Dormition Church. The Tomb has David's name on it, covered on beautiful clothes with crown-shaped ornaments placed on top of Torah scrolls. These were also brought from Jewish communities extinguished during the Holocaust . Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 487 KB) The tomb of King David on Mount Zion in Jerusalem. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 487 KB) The tomb of King David on Mount Zion in Jerusalem. ... 11th century manuscript of the Hebrew Bible with Targum This article is about the term Hebrew Bible. For the Hebrew Bible itself, see Tanakh (Jewish term) or Old Testament (Christian term). ... David and Goliath by Caravaggio, c. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Silwan. ... Map of the southern Levant, c. ... The Dormition Church, situated on Mount Zion outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, facing the Zion Gate, was built between 1906 and 1910, after Sultan Hamid gave this plot of land to Kaiser Wilhelm II as a gift. ... Rimmon (Hebrew pomegranate) is the proper name for a number of people or objects in the Hebrew Bible: Torah with rimmonim A man of Beeroth (2 Samuel 4:2), one of the four Gibeonite cities. ... Sefer Torah being read during weekday service. ... This article is becoming very long. ...



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