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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Mount Olivet

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Named from the groves of olive-trees which grew there. Range of hills east of Jerusalem, terminating in the Mount of Offence. Tradition locates there Solomon's idolatrous shrines (4Kings 23). In David's time there was a holy place dedicated to God (2 Kings 15). The Mount is venerated by Christians as a favorite resort of Our Lord during the last days of His public life; it is the spot where He wept over Jerusalem (Luke 19) and prophesied its ruin and the end of the world (Matthew 24).

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Entry for 'Mount Olivet'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/m/mount-olivet.html. 1910.

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