|Mount Sinai (Ṭūr Sīnāʼ)|
The summit of Mount Sinai
|Elevation||2,285 m (7,497 ft)|
|Prominence||332 metres (1,089 ft)|
Mount Sinai (Hebrew:
הַר סִינַי, Har Sinai; Arabic: طُور سِينَاء, translit. Ṭūr Sīnāʼ or Egyptian Arabic: جَبَل مُوسَىٰ, translit. Jabal Mūsā, lit. 'Mountain of Moses'; Classical Syriac: ܛܘܪܐ ܕܣܝܢܝ or Classical Syriac: ܛܘܪܐ ܕܡܘܫܐ; Greek: Όρος Σινάι; Latin: Mons 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, which is considered a holy site by the Abrahamic religions. Mount Sinai 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.