Har Sinai


Mount Sinai, har see-NAI, הַר-סִינַי
Mount_Sinai (Wikipedia)
Mount Sinai (Ṭūr Sīnāʼ)
Mount Moses.jpg
The summit of Mount Sinai
Highest point
Elevation2,285 m (7,497 ft)
Prominence332 metres (1,089 ft)
Coordinates28°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
Mount Sinai (Ṭūr Sīnāʼ) is located in Sinai
Mount Sinai (Ṭūr Sīnāʼ)
Mount Sinai (Ṭūr Sīnāʼ)
Sinai Peninsula, showing location of Mount Sinai
LocationSinai, Egypt

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.

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