1. Jewish Antiquities. A hill in Jerusalem, the site of the royal palace of David and his successors, the
place of the temple, the center of Hebrew government, worship, and national life.
2. Hence: A) The Israelites. B) The teocracy or church directly administered by God. C)The heavenly
city of God.
1. A) The Jewish people; Israel B) the Jewish homeland that is symbolic of Judaism or of Jewish
national aspiration. C) The ideal nation or society envisaged by Judaism.