City located between the Mediterranean and Dead Seas, one of the oldest in the world

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In Jerusalem around 600BC, who was Laban?

The Book of Mormon speaks of an influential person in Jerusalem named Laban who was the keeper of the record of the Jews, and had power to command at least 50 men (see 1 Nephi 3:31). "Laban hath ...
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The “eye of the needle gate” today

There is a great set of answers that covers some of my question regarding the interpretation of this passage over on the Biblical Hermeneutics site, but it didn't answer all of my questions. Today I ...
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Is there any historical evidence that would indicate where exactly the ark of the covenant is now located?

The Ark of the Covenant was presumably located in the Holy of Holies in the Temple in Jerusalem in 70 A.D. when Titus conquered the city and destroyed the Temple. Is there any historical indication ...
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Were there any female priests in the temple?

Were there any female priests in the temple in Jerusalem at any time?
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What is the controversy/issue surrounding Jerusalem as Israel's capital? [closed]

I was reading this article where representatives at the 2012 Democratic National Convention booed in disagreement over a platform position regarding Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. I'm not ...
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In Revelations: could the Jerusalem NOT be a City? [closed]

I was talking with somebody who believes that the "Jerusalem" in Revelation doesn't really mean a City, but a person. One of the arguments was this: In Revelation 21:9 says: 9 One of the seven ...
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Where did David set up the tabernacle (tent of meeting)? [on hold]

Where would the tabernacle have been before the temple was built and why would it have needed to be brought out from the "City of David" since the temple was in the city of David? 2 Samuel 6:16,17 ...
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Is it likely that Christianity was born from Judaism? [closed]

The History timeline of Jerusalem states that the first monotheism in Jerusalem was Judaism, then Christianity followed. So it's likely that Christianity evolved from Judaism. Did Jesus Christ take ...