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Mount Sinai (Mount Horeb):

Mount Sinai is also known as Mount Horeb in the Bible. The mountain in the Sinai Peninsula (probably present-day Jebel Musa), also called Horeb in the Old Testament, where the LORD God made a covenant with Israel, introducing them as His people and giving them His laws.  New Testament calls Mount Sinai which symbolizes the old covenant. (Manser. 2009).  Sinai means “thorny”. (Strong. 2001. # ...[Read More]

Mount Pisgah:

Mount Pisgah is a range of mountains on the Abarim Range, east of Jordan. The prominent peak is Mount Nebo that parallels the Dead Sea on the eastern shore. The Sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, is “under the slopes of Pisgah” to the east. (Deuteronomy 4:49). The territory of the Israelites, beyond the Jordan, is described as extending “to the sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, southward to the foot ...[Read More]

Mount of Olives:

The Mount of Olives is a mountain ridge that is 2 ½ mile long. The mountain ridge towers over the east side of Jerusalem, the middle of the three peaks forms the ridge. The central Mount of Olives and Mount Scopus are peaks on its northern side, rise over 200 feet above the Temple Mount across the Kidron Valley. David crossed the Mount of Olives when fleeing Absalom (2 Samuel 15:30). Ezekiel saw t ...[Read More]

Mount Nebo:

Mount Nebo is a mountain in western Jordan. The whole landscape of the Holy Land can be viewed from the summit of Mount Nebo. Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Jericho can usually be seen from the summit of Mount Nebo. The Lord GOD told Moses to go up into Mount Nebo in the land of Moab, over against Jericho, in the land of Canaan. The land of Canaan was given unto the children of Israel for a p ...[Read More]

Mount Moriah:

Mount Moriah means “chosen by Jehovah”. It is an elongated ridge with the southern end of the ridge at the intersection of the Kidron and Hinnom valleys. The northeastern ridge is the present Damascus Gate of the Old City. The Temple Mount and the Old City of Jerusalem as well as the Dome of the Rock, a Moslem shrine, is located on top of Mount Moriah. The Mount of Olives is just east ...[Read More]

Mount Mizar:

Mount Mizar is a little mountain (hill) peak on the eastern ridge of the Mountains of Lebanon in the northern part of Transjordan, Palestine. Mount Mizar is apparently in the region of Mount Hermon and the Jordan River.  The “hill” Mizar was remembered with the Hermonites, the name of the three summits   of Mount Hermon that is located on the border of Palestine and Lebanon. “O my God, ...[Read More]

Mount Lebanon:

Mount Lebanon is called the “white mountain” because of its snow. It is famous for the groves of cedar trees (Cedars of Lebanon) that grow upon it. Mount Lebanon is the wooded mountain range in the Middle East that extends across the whole land of Lebanon from the coast of the Mediterranean coast.  The five nations, (five lords of the Philistines, Canaanites, Sidonians, and Hivites), t ...[Read More]

Mount Hor:

Mount Hor is the name of a peak in Idumaea and also of one in Syria. The highest of the whole range of Sandstone Mountains in Edom, on the eastern side of the valley of Arabah, is the mountain on which Aaron died. Mount Hor is also the mountain named as one of the marks of the northern boundary of the land which the children of Israel were about to conquer in Lebanon. The children of Israel, the w ...[Read More]

Mount Hermon:

Mount Hermon, which means “sanctuary”, is a mountain on the northeastern border of Palestine and Lebanon, overlooking the border city of Dan. the three-peaked summit at the southern end of the Anti-Lebanon mountain range. Mount Hermon rises 9,230 feet above sea level and is the highest point in the entire Levant, 1,968 feet higher than any part of the Lebanon Mountains and towering abo ...[Read More]

Mount Hachilah:

Hachilah means “Dark”. It is a mountain (hill) in southern Judah, on the edge of the wilderness and runs along the plateau of Ziph, on the south of Jeshimon. “Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Doth not David hide himself with us in strong holds in the wood, in the hill of Hachilah, which [is] on the south of Jeshimon?” (1 Samuel 23:19).  David hides from Saul in the ...[Read More]