Mount Sinai (Near East geography model)

Mountain where Moses received the Ten Commandments

Mount Sinai (Near East geography model)

The mount where the Lord delivered unto Moses the commandments of God. Moses ’ face shone with exceeding luster while speaking with the Lord on the mount, because the Spirit of the Lord was upon him. Though its location is disputed, it is commonly thought to be in the southern part of the Sinai peninsula between the gulfs of Suez and Aqaba. Tradition marks the site with one of the peaks of Jebel Musa. Another name for Mt. Sinai is Mt. Horeb.

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