Word: ierosoluma

Pronounce: hee-er-os-ol'-oo-mah

Strongs Number: G2414

Orig: of Hebrew origin H3389 ; Hierosolyma (i.e. Jerushalaim), the capitol of Palestine:--Jerusalem. Compare 2419. G2419 H3389

Use: TDNT-7:292,1028 Noun Location

Heb Strong: H3389 H3390

    Jerusalem = "set ye double peace"

    1) denotes either the city itself or the inhabitants
    2) "the Jerusalem that now is", with its present religious institutions, i.e. the Mosaic system, so designated from its primary external location
    3) "Jerusalem that is above", that is existing in heaven, according to the pattern of which the earthly Jerusalem was supposed to be built
    3a) metaph. "the City of God founded by Christ", now wearing the form of the church, but after Christ's return to put on the form of the perfected Messianic kingdom
    4) "the heavenly Jerusalem", that is the heavenly abode of God, Christ, the angels, saints of the Old and New Testament periods and those Christians that are alive at Christ's return
    5) "the New Jerusalem", a splendid visible city to be let down from heaven after the renovation of the world, the future abode of the blessed