Zion

(‘Sion’ in AV); used for Jerusalem (as 2 Sam. 5:6–10) or for part of Jerusalem, such as the Temple mount (Ps. 2:6; 48:11), though the description (1 Kgs. 8:1) of Solomon bringing the Ark [[➝ ark]] to the Temple from Zion suggests they were once distinct areas, Zion being to the south. Zion came to be described in elaborate imagery in both Jewish and Christian worship. It is a sacred place (Ps. 48:1–2) and a secure mountain that cannot be moved (Ps. 125:1–2). It was thought to be unassailable (Mic. 3:9–12), as Isaiah (10:24) promised when the Assyrians approached. It was destroyed, but it will be restored (Isa. 51:1–6). Zion becomes ‘the heavenly Jerusalem’ (Heb. 12:22), the destiny of Christian pilgrims. In 1 Pet. (2:6) there is a quotation from Isa. (28:16) where it is said that God has placed a cornerstone in Zion. This is now applied, in the epistle, to Christ.

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  • Zion — (Hebrew: צִיּוֹן, (Persian: صهیون, tziyyon ; Tiberian vocalization: tsiyyôn ; transliterated Zion or Sion ) is a term that most often designates the Land of Israel and its capital, Jerusalem. The word is found in texts dating back almost three… …   Wikipedia

  • Zion — (hebräisch ציון, gräzisiert Sion) hieß nach 2 Sam 5,7 EU ursprünglich eine Turmburg der Jebusiter an der südöstlichen Stadtgrenze des vorisraelitischen Stadtstaats Jerusalem. Seit deren Eroberung durch König David und dem Bau des ersten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ZION — (Mount Zion; also Sion, Mountain of Zion; (Heb. הַר צִיּוֹן ,צִיּוֹן), hill and fortress in Jerusalem. The origin of the name is uncertain. Suggestions have included a rock, stronghold (צָיוֹן), a dry place (צִיּוֹן), or running water (Hurrian:… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Zion++ — est un client de peer to peer se connectant sur le réseau Direct Connect. Basé sur le client DC++, il est également programmé dans le langage C++. Zion++ profite d améliorations graphiques et fonctionnelles par rapport à Direct Connect, mais… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Zion — Zion, OK U.S. Census Designated Place in Oklahoma Population (2000): 48 Housing Units (2000): 18 Land area (2000): 1.714033 sq. miles (4.439326 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.714033 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Zion I — (gesprochen „Zion Eye“) ist der Name eines Hip Hop Duos aus Oakland, Kalifornien. Es besteht aus dem MC Zumbi (auch Zion, geboren als Steve Gaines) und dem Produzent und DJ Amp Live (geboren als Anthony Anderson). Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Karriere 2… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Zion — Zion,   Sion, nach 2. Samuel 5, 6 ff. Bezeichnung für die von David eroberte Festung des vorisraelitischen Jerusalem. Die »Burg Zion«, der Ofel (befestigte Anhöhe in altorientalischen Städten) des jebusitischen Jerusalem, lag gut gesichert auf… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Zion — Zion, navn på et af Jerusalems høje, oprindelig den sydøstlige høj, der ved en (i senere tid udjævnet) sænkning var skilt fra den nord for liggende høj. På Zion var jebusitterbyen bygget. Denne erobredes først af David og kaldtes nu Davids byen.… …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Zion I — Pays d’origine Oakland, Californie, États Unis Genre musical Hip hop Années d activité 1997 Labels Live UP Records Site officiel …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Zion, IL — U.S. city in Illinois Population (2000): 22866 Housing Units (2000): 8036 Land area (2000): 8.197166 sq. miles (21.230562 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.197166 sq. miles (21.230562 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Zion, OK — U.S. Census Designated Place in Oklahoma Population (2000): 48 Housing Units (2000): 18 Land area (2000): 1.714033 sq. miles (4.439326 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.714033 sq. miles (4.439326 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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