New Jerusalem

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noun New Je·ru·sa·lem \-jə-ˈrü-s(ə-)ləm, -zə-ləm; -ˈrüz-ləm\

Definition of New Jerusalem

  1. 1 :  the final abode of souls redeemed by Christ

  2. 2 :  an ideal earthly community

Examples of new jerusalem in a sentence

  1. prayed that the those recently departed will spend eternal life in New Jerusalem

  2. an idealistic senator who thought that he could singlehandedly turn Washington into the New Jerusalem

Origin and Etymology of new jerusalem

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


First Known Use: 1535


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