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Jehovah-jireh

Jehovah-jireh

Jehovah-jireh, in the Bible, Abraham's name for the spot where the angel prevented the sacrifice of Isaac.
Jehovah-jireh (Jehovah/YHWH will provide) According to the Book of Genesis, the place in the land of Moriah where God told Abraham to offer his son Isaac as a burnt offering. Abraham named this place after Jehovah provided a ram to sacrifice in place of Isaac. Genesis 22:14

The contemporary English Translation of the Greek Septuagint Bible contains, "The Lord hath seen. Some translations render it "the LORD will provide", with "LORD" taking the place of the Tetragrammaton. One Latin version of the Bible rendered the name in Latin as Dominus videt ("The Lord sees").

Later tradition states that this place later became the site of the Temple in Jerusalem.

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