HaMakom was the ancient and traditional name for the temple site—the sacred site visited by Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, David and many others and consistently called HaMakom. John in his gospel even referred to it as ‘the place’ (in Greek ho topos) on three occasions. It was the name of the temple and its special site!
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