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Σιών, ἡ
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Zion, citadel
Zion, Mt. Zion, a hill within the city of Jerusalem, indecl., Heb. 12:22; Rev. 14:1; poetic use, Mt. 21:5; Jn. 12:15; people of Israel, Rom. 9:33; 11:26; new Jerusalem of Christianity, 1 Pet. 2:6*

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Matthew 21:5 “Say to the daughter of Zion (Siōn | Σιών | gen sg fem), ‘Behold, your king is coming to you, humble and mounted on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.’”
John 12:15 “Do not be afraid, daughter of Zion (Siōn | Σιών | gen sg fem); behold, your king is coming, seated on a donkey’s colt!”
Romans 9:33 as it is written, “Behold, I am laying in Zion (Siōn | Σιών | dat sg fem) a stone that makes them stumble and a rock that trips them up; but the one who believes in him will not be put to shame.”
Romans 11:26 And in this way all Israel will be saved: as it is written, “Out of Zion (Siōn | Σιών | gen sg fem) will come the Deliverer; he will remove ungodliness from Jacob.”
Hebrews 12:22 On the contrary, you have come to Mount Zion (Siōn | Σιών | dat sg fem), even to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable angels, to a joyful assembly,
1 Peter 2:6 For it says in scripture, “Behold, I lay in Zion (Siōn | Σιών | dat sg fem) a stone, a cornerstone chosen and precious, and the one who believes in him will never be put to shame.”
Revelation 14:1 Then I looked, and behold, I saw a Lamb standing on Mount Zion (Siōn | Σιών | acc sg fem); and with him were one hundred and forty-four thousand who had his name and his Father’s name written on their foreheads.