Sinai, Mount
geographical name — see horeb (Mount)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • SINAI, MOUNT — The Biblical Narrative The mountain of God is first mentioned when God revealed Himself to Moses in the burning bush. God told Moses when you have freed the people from Egypt, you shall worship God at this mountain (Ex. 3:12), but in this… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sinai, Mount — or Mount Horeb Peak, south central Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. It rises to 7,497 ft (2,285 m) in elevation and is especially renowned in the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions as the site where Moses received the Ten Commandments. Though not… …   Universalium

  • Sinai,Mount — Si·nai (sīʹnī ), Mount A mountain, about 2,288 m (7,500 ft) high, of the south central Sinai Peninsula. It is thought to be the peak on which Moses received the Ten Commandments. * * * …   Universalium

  • SINAI, MOUNT —    one of a range of three mountains on the peninsula between the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Akaba, at the head of the Red Sea, and from the summit or slopes of which Moses is said to have received the Ten Commandments at the hands of Jehovah …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • SINAI — (Heb. סִינָי), peninsula situated between the two northern gulfs of the Red Sea, the Gulf of Eilat on the east and the Gulf of Suez on the west. It forms a triangle, each side of which measures about 200 mi. (320 km.). The peninsula consists of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Mount Sinai — Lugar designado por el censo de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Mount Sinai — →↑Sinai, Mount …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Mount Sinai Hospital, New York — This article is about the hospital in New York. For the medical school, see Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Mount Sinai Hospital Mount Sinai …   Wikipedia

  • Mount Sinai — For the Biblical Mount Sinai, and a discussion of its possible locations, see Biblical Mount Sinai. For other places with the same name, see Mount Sinai (disambiguation). Mount Sinai View from the summit of Mount Sinai …   Wikipedia

  • Mount Sinai, New York — For other uses, see Mount Sinai (disambiguation). Mount Sinai, New York   CDP   Mount Sinai Harbor …   Wikipedia

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