What is the location of the real Mount Sinai?


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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Where is the real Mount Sinai? For centuries, scholars, explorers and pilgrims have sought the location of the real Mount Sinai-the mountain of God from the biblical story of Moses and the Exodus. ...

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Data Doreen Lovell Evangelist and Prayer Intercessor
In addition to the 1st answer given the term HOREB is often used to refer to Mt. Sinai (Ex. 3:1).Since Horeb means waste or wilderness it seems best to think of Horeb as the general term for the area and Sinai as the specific peak where God manifested Himself to Moses.

The modern name for the site of Mount Sinai is JEBEL MUSA (the mount of Moses). Jebel is Arabic for hill and is sometimes written as Jabal or Gabel.

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