Horeb, Mount

geographical name
Ho·​reb, Mount | \ ˈhȯr-ˌeb How to pronounce Horeb, Mount (audio) \
variants: or Mount Sinai \ ˈsī-​ˌnī also -​nē-​ˌī How to pronounce Horeb, Mount (audio) \

Definition of Horeb, Mount

mountain where according to the Bible the Law was given to Moses; thought to be in the Gebel Musa mountain group on Sinai Peninsula

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“Horeb, Mount.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Horeb%2C%20Mount. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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