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Jebel Karkom
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jebel Karkom
Har Karkom A ridge in the Negev that is sometimes identified with Mount Sinai.
Mount Sinai
Sinai, Mount (הַר סִינָי‎, har sinay; ὄρος Σινᾶ, oros Sina). The place of God’s theophany to the generation of the exodus, and the place where the Ten Commandments were given to the IsraelitesMount Sinai is the location where Israel received the Ten Commandments from God after the departure from Egypt
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Sinai, Mount (Place)
SINAI, MOUNT (PLACE) [Heb sı̂nay (סִינַי)]. The hill or mountain (har) in the wilderness of Sinai at which Israel entered into a covenant with Yahweh after the release from Egyptian bondage, and where Moses received laws and instruction for the people before continuing on the wilderness journey.A. In
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Sinai, Sina
Sinai, Sina. Name of the mountain where God met Moses and gave him the Ten Commandments and the rest of the Law. The name applies not only to the mountain itself but to the desert around it (e.g., Lv 7:38) and to the entire peninsula embraced by the two arms of the Red Sea known as the Gulf of Suez and
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Sinai
Sinai sīʹnī, sīʹnə-i [Heb. sînay; Gk. A Sina, B Seina], AV also SINA (Acts 7:38). The name of the sacred mountain before which Israel encamped at the time of the lawgiving and the establishing of the covenant relationship. The Hebrew is sometimes qualified by the words har, “hill” or “mountain,”
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Sina, Sinai
SINA*, SINAI Name of the mountain where God met Moses and gave him the Ten Commandments and the rest of the law. The name applies not only to the mountain itself but to the desert around it (Lv 7:38), as well as the entire peninsula embraced by the two arms of the Red Sea known as the Gulf of Suez and
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Sinai
Sinai (si´ni; derivation uncertain, perhaps related to the Mesopotamian moon god Sin).1 The Sinai Peninsula, a large, wedge-shaped block of territory that forms a land bridge between Africa and Asia. Sinai is bounded on the west by the Suez Canal and Gulf of Suez, while the Negev and Gulf of Aqabah
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Sina
SINA. Designation of Sinai in the KJV of Acts 7:30, 38 following the Gr. form of the word. The ASV and RSV have “Sinai” (q.v.).
Sinai
SINAI. The Sinai peninsula is an inverted triangle between the two arms of the Red Sea, with the Gulf of Suez on the W and the Gulf of Aqabah on the E. The base of the triangle is approximately 150 miles long and forms a barrier between Palestine and Egypt. The whole triangle is referred to as the Wilderness
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Sinai
Sinai (Heb. sɩ̂nay)The name for both a wilderness area and the mountain at which the people of Israel made a covenant with God. It has also been used to refer to the peninsula lying between Egypt and Palestine. Mt. Sinai is called Horeb in many of the biblical traditions, particularly in Deuteronomy
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Sinai, Mount
SINAI [sīˊnī] (Heb. sînay; Gk. Seina, Sina), MOUNT.† A mountain of epochal importance in Israelite religion, also called Horeb. At Mt. Sinai Moses received his call from God (Exod. 3:1) and the people of Israel received the law and the covenant (chs. 19–20). Mt. Sinai was again a place of theophany
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Sinai
SINAI A large peninsula lying between Egypt and Palestine. Triangular in shape, bordered by the two arms of the Red Sea, the Gulf of Elath on the east and the Gulf of Suez on the west, it was the scene of some of the most important events in the history of the Israelites. The northern part of the peninsula
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Sinai
SINAI The place where Israel entered into a covenant with God after leaving Egypt and where Moses received the Law from God (Exod 19:1–Num 10:11). Sinai is also called the “mountain of God” (Exod 3:1), the “mount of the Lord” (Num 10:33), and “Horeb” (Exod 33:6; Deut 1:6, 5:2; 1 Kgs 8:9; etc.). Upon