New Jerusalem

New Je·​ru·​sa·​lem | \ -jə-ˈrü-s(ə-)ləm How to pronounce New Jerusalem (audio) , -zə-ləm; -ˈrüz-ləm \

Definition of New Jerusalem

1 : the final abode of souls redeemed by Christ
2 : an ideal earthly community

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Examples of New Jerusalem in a Sentence

prayed that the those recently departed will spend eternal life in New Jerusalem an idealistic senator who thought that he could singlehandedly turn Washington into the New Jerusalem

First Known Use of New Jerusalem

1535, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for New Jerusalem

from the phrase "the holy city, New Jerusalem" (Revelation 21:2)

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The first known use of New Jerusalem was in 1535

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Cite this Entry

“New Jerusalem.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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