We now come to the fulfilment of the second of the commands which Elijah had received so long before at Horeb.
For him the rocks of Horeb had trembled, and the waters of the Red Sea were parted in their course.
And they made a calf in Horeb in those days, and the people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.
Behold, I will stand before thee there on the rock in Horeb.
As he wanders to and fro amid the hoary rocks and impenetrable solitudes of Horeb, he seeks to commune with God.
At Horeb he had the great work of his life before him, but now it is behind him.
At the rock, in Horeb, called Meribah, Moses miraculously supplied the people with water.
God was in the wilderness of Horeb before the bush was kindled; but he was not there for Moses.
Eleven days' journey from Horeb by the way of mount Seir to Cadesbarne.
His eyes under the shadow of Horeb had looked on the burning bush.
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.)