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Will you find the Hebrew place-name Jerusalem in the Torah?




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Answer: no

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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