Jerusalem¹ (Near East geography model)

Capital of the kingdom of Judah

Jerusalem¹ (Near East geography model)

Jerusalem is the original home of the Lehites and Mulekites, and is refered to often as the land of the people’s heritage. The opening scenes of First Nephi take place in Jerusalem, but after the people leave, they never return. Jerusalem is also mentioned many times by Isaiah, often as a symbol for a centralization of the covenant people.

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