Will you find the Hebrew place-name
Jerusalem in the
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The first time the name
Jerusalem is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible is
in Joshua 10:1, which is outside the Torah. It is referred by the name
Salem in Genesis 14:18.
Joshua 10:1 - Now
it came to pass, when Adoni-zedek king of
Jerusalem heard how Joshua had taken Ai, and had utterly destroyed it;
as he had done to Jericho and her king, so he had done to Ai and her king; and
how the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel, and were among them;
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