Har Sinai

Mount Moses

Synonyms:
Mount Sinai, har see-NAI, הַר-סִינַי
Mount_Sinai (Wikipedia)
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).
"Jabal Musa" redirects here. For other uses, see Jebel Musa (disambiguation).
Mount Sinai (Ṭūr Sīnāʼ)
Mount Moses.jpg
The summit of Mount Sinai
Highest point
Elevation 2,285 m (7,497 ft)
Prominence 332 metres (1,089 ft)
Coordinates 28°32′23″N 33°58′24″E / 28.53972°N 33.97333°E / 28.53972; 33.97333Coordinates: 28°32′23″N 33°58′24″E / 28.53972°N 33.97333°E / 28.53972; 33.97333
Geography
Mount Sinai (Ṭūr Sīnāʼ) is located in Sinai
Mount Sinai (Ṭūr Sīnāʼ)
Mount Sinai (Ṭūr Sīnāʼ)
Sinai Peninsula, showing location of Mount Sinai
Location Sinai, Egypt

Mount Sinai (Arabic: طُور سِينَاء‎, translit. Ṭūr Sīnāʼ‎; Egyptian Arabic: جَبَل مُوسَى‎, translit. Jabal Mūsā or Gabal Mūsā, lit. 'Moses' Mountain" or "Mount Moses'‎; Hebrew: הר סיני‎, translit. Har Sinai‎), also known as Mount Horeb or Gabal Musa, is a mountain in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt that is a possible location of the biblical Mount Sinai. The latter is mentioned many times in the Book of Exodus and other books of the Bible, and the Quran. According to Jewish, Christian, and Islamic tradition, the biblical Mount Sinai was the place where Moses received the Ten Commandments.

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