(chosen by Jehovah).
On "one of the mountains" in this district took place the sacrifice of Isaac. (Genesis 22:2) Its position is doubtful, some thinking it to be Mount MOriah, others that Moreh, near Shechem, is meant. [See Mount, Mount, Mountain MORIAH]
* See other occurrences of the same term: Moriah.
Main reference: Smith's Bible Dictionary (1860s)
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