- Original: Σιών - Transliteration: Sion - Phonetic: see-own' - Definition: Sion or Zion = a parched place 1. the hill on which the higher and more ancient part of Jerusalem was built a. the southwestern most and highest of the hills on which the city was built 2. often used of the entire city of Jerusalem 3. since Jerusalem because the temple stood there, was called the dwelling place of God - Origin: of hebrew origin H6726 - TDNT entry: 11:52,1 - Part(s) of speech: Noun Location - Strong's: Of hebrew origin [ H6726 ]; Sion (that is Tsijon) a hill of Jerusalem; figuratively the Church (militant or triumphant): - Sion. Total KJV Occurrences: 7 • Zion, 7 Mat 21:5; Joh 12:15; Romans 9:33; Romans 11:26; Hebrews 12:22; 1 Peter 2:6; Revelation 14:1