Name: Moriya

Origin and Meaning of the Name Moriya

  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, perhaps considered by God
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  • Pronunciation:
    (mo REE yah)
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    Itself (Moriya)
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Miscellaneous Info for Moriya

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  • Used in:
    Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    In the Bible, Moriya is the name given to the mountain or mountain range where Abraham led his son Isaac for the sacrifice ordered by God.

    The meaning of the name Moriya is debated.
    Jewish scholars have suggested "considered by God"; but also "the teaching-place", "the place of fear", or "the place of myrrh".

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