Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #3389: Yruwshalaim (pronounced yer-oo-shaw-lah'-im)

rarely Yruwshalayim {yer-oo- shaw-lah'-yim}; a dual (in allusion to its two main hills (the true pointing, at least of the former reading, seems to be that of 3390)); probably from (the passive participle of) 3384 and 7999; founded peaceful; Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine:--Jerusalem.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

ּׁ / ּׁ

yerûshâlaim / yerûshâlayim

Jerusalem = "teaching of peace"

1) the chief city of Palestine and capital of the united kingdom and the nation of Judah after the split

Part of Speech: noun proper locative


This word is used 643 times:

Joshua 10:1: "Now it came to pass, when Adoni-zedek king of Jerusalem had heard how Joshua had taken"
Joshua 10:3: "Wherefore Adoni-zedek king of Jerusalem unto Hoham king of Hebron,"
Joshua 10:5: "kings of the Amorites, of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth,"
Joshua 10:23: "the cave, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron,"
Joshua 12:10: "The king of Jerusalem, one; of Hebron, one;"
Joshua 15:8: "the south side of the Jebusite; the same is Jerusalem: and the border went up to"
Joshua 15:63: "As for the Jebusites the inhabitants of Jerusalem, of Judah could not drive them out:"
Joshua 15:63: "with the children of Judah at Jerusalem unto this day."
Joshua 18:28: "Eleph, and Jebusi, is Jerusalem, Gibeath, and Kirjath; fourteen"
Judges 1:7: "so God hath requited me. And they brought him to Jerusalem, and there he died."
Judges 1:8: "Now the children of Judah had fought against Jerusalem, and had taken it, and smitten it with the edge of the sword,"
Judges 1:21: "the Jebusites that inhabited Jerusalem; but the Jebusites dwell with the children"
Judges 1:21: "with the children of Benjamin in Jerusalem unto this day."
Judges 19:10: "over against Jebus, which is Jerusalem; and there were with him two asses"
1 Samuel 17:54: "of the Philistine, and brought it to Jerusalem; but he put his armor in his tent."
2 Samuel 5:5: "years and six months: and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty and three years"
2 Samuel 5:6: "And the king and his men went to Jerusalem unto the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land:"
2 Samuel 5:13: "him more and wives out of Jerusalem, out of Jerusalem, after he was come from Hebron:"
2 Samuel 5:14: "And these be the names of those that were born unto him in Jerusalem; Shammua, and Shobab, and Nathan, and Solomon,"
2 Samuel 8:7: "the servants of Hadadezer, and brought them to Jerusalem."
2 Samuel 9:13: "So Mephibosheth dwelt in Jerusalem: he did eat continually at"
2 Samuel 10:14: "from the children of Ammon, and came to Jerusalem."
2 Samuel 11:1: "and besieged Rabbah. But David tarried still at Jerusalem."
2 Samuel 11:12: "I will let thee depart. So Uriah abode in Jerusalem that day, and the morrow."
2 Samuel 12:31: "So David and all the people returned unto Jerusalem."
2 Samuel 14:23: "and brought Absalom to Jerusalem."
2 Samuel 14:28: "So Absalom dwelt two full years in Jerusalem, and saw not the king's"
2 Samuel 15:8: "If the LORD shall bring me again indeed to Jerusalem, then I will serve the LORD."
2 Samuel 15:11: "went men out of Jerusalem, out of Jerusalem, that were called; and they went in their simplicity,"
2 Samuel 15:14: "that were with him at Jerusalem, Arise, and let us flee; for we shall"
2 Samuel 15:29: "the ark of God again to Jerusalem: and they tarried there."
2 Samuel 15:37: "into the city, and Absalom came into Jerusalem."
2 Samuel 16:3: "the king, Behold, he abideth at Jerusalem: for he said, Today shall the house"
2 Samuel 16:15: "of Israel, came to Jerusalem, and Ahithophel with"
2 Samuel 17:20: "and could not find them, they returned to Jerusalem."
2 Samuel 19:19: "my lord the king went out of Jerusalem, of Jerusalem, that the king should take it to"
2 Samuel 19:25: "And it came to pass, when he was come to Jerusalem to meet the king, that the king said"
2 Samuel 19:33: "over with me, and I will feed thee with me in Jerusalem."
2 Samuel 19:34: "that I should go up with the king unto Jerusalem?"
2 Samuel 20:2: "unto their king, from Jordan even to Jerusalem."
2 Samuel 20:3: "came to at Jerusalem; and the king took the ten"
2 Samuel 20:7: "and all the mighty men: and they went out of Jerusalem, of Jerusalem, to pursue after Sheba"
2 Samuel 20:22: "every man to his tent. And Joab returned to Jerusalem unto the king."
2 Samuel 24:8: "through all the land, to Jerusalem at the end of nine months"
2 Samuel 24:16: "And when the angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it, the LORD repented him of"
1 Kings 2:11: "and three years reigned he in Jerusalem."
1 Kings 2:36: "and said unto him, Build thee a house in Jerusalem, and dwell there, and go not forth"
1 Kings 2:38: "do. And Shimei dwelt in Jerusalem many days."
1 Kings 2:41: "that had gone from Jerusalem from Jerusalem to Gath, and was come again."
1 Kings 3:1: "and the house of the LORD, and the wall of Jerusalem round about."

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