's board "Mount Sinai", followed by 202 people on Pinterest. In the Bible, Mount Sinai (Hebrew: הַר סִינַי‬ ‎, Har Sinai) is the mountain at which the Ten Commandments were given to Moses by God. Exod 4:2). The Biblical Mount Sinai is a mountain that was written about in the Old Testament.It was written by Moses that the Ten Commandments were given to him by God on Mount Sinai. Tradition places it at Jebel Musa (Mount Moses) in the south of the Sinai Peninsula, but some see it as being further north at the Wadi Sudr. 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Scientists specializing in proto-Hebrew drew a connection between these verses and the footprint inscriptions that appeared to be marking Hebrew territory. ); at 6,900 ft. is the Chapel of Elijah (1 Kings 19:8ff.). Mount Ararat. Sinai with a mountain in the vicinity of Kadesh as well. The various viewpoints are that Sinai and Horeb are alternative names for the same mountain; that they are two adjacent mountains, or that Mount Sinai is a peak/mountain within a broader range of mountains or land named Horeb. 3. One, Ammonius, of Canopus in Egypt made a pilgrimage to Mt. Sinai in fearful terms as being “...the highest of all the mountains that are in that country, and is not only very difficult to be ascended by man, on account of its vast altitude, but because of the sharpness of its precipices also; nay, indeed, it cannot be looked at without pain of the eyes: and besides this, it was terrible and inaccessible, on account of the rumour that passed about, that God dwelt there” (Antiq. The Pilgrimage of Sylvia, edited in 1887 and describing the journey of Sylvia of Aquitaine between a.d. 385 and 388, seems to render this identification impossible, however. Mount Helal, in the north of the peninsula has also been proposed. See more ideas about mount sinai, bible history, saint catherine's monastery. Significantly, the city of Pharan (Feiran) was the seat of a bishopric in the 4th and 5th centuries and in the time of Justinian, orthodox monks moved from Jebel Serbal to the traditional site of Sinai (Ptolemy, V. xvii. If they obey me and keep my laws, they will become my special people.’ Moses went back down and told the Israelites what Jehovah had said. SINAI, MOUNT sī’ nī, sī’ nĭ ī (סִינַ֥י; LXX Σ(ε, G1567) ινα; meaning uncertain though miry, clayey, shiny have been suggested; also חֹרֵֽב, LXX Χωρηβ). DTRF experts have now announced Jabal Maqla located in northeast Saudi Arabia near the border with Jordan is the best candidate for Mount Sinai. 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