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horeb


horeb


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Horeb 
  desert  or  mountain  of  the  dried-up  ground,  a  general  name  for 
  the  whole  mountain  range  of  which  Sinai  was  one  of  the  summits 
  (Ex.  3:1;  17:6;  33:6;  Ps  106:19,  etc.).  The  modern  name  of  the 
  whole  range  is  Jebel  Musa.  It  is  a  huge  mountain  block,  about  2 
  miles  long  by  about  1  in  breadth,  with  a  very  spacious  plain  at 
  its  north-east  end  called  the  Er  Rahah,  in  which  the  Israelites 
  encamped  for  nearly  a  whole  year.  (See  {SINAI}.) 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Horeb,  desert;  solitude;  destruction