the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #02722 - חֹרֵב
Horeb = “desert”
1) another name for Mount Sinai from which God gave the law to Moses and the Israelites
חֹרֵב & חוֹרֵב (“dry,” “desert”), pr.n. Horeb, a lower summit of Mount Sinai, from which one ascends Mount Sinai properly so called (جبل موسى Jebel M̌sa). Exodus 3:1, 17:6 Deuteronomy 1:2, 4:10, 15 5:2 18:16 1 Kings 8:9, 19:8 Mal. 3:22 compare Burckhardt’s Travels, p. 873, seq.; 1077, seq. Germ. edit. [“But Horeb seems to have been a general name for a whole mountain, of which Sinai was a particular summit. See Hengstenberg, Auth. des Pentat. ii. p. 896.” Robinson.]
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