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Horeb

[hawr-eb, hohr-] /ˈhɔr ɛb, ˈhoʊr-/
noun, Bible.
1.
a mountain sometimes identified with Mount Sinai.
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  • "Let us alone," is all they ask; and it is all that you could do, though the force and flame of Horeb were in you.

  • He asks him to slip down to Horeb for a new vision of his Master.

    Quiet Talks on Power S.D. Gordon
  • Some of us might well drop things, and take a run down to Horeb.

    Quiet Talks on Power S.D. Gordon
  • For him the rocks of Horeb had trembled, and the waters of the Red Sea were parted in their course.

    Spare Hours John Brown
  • Behold, I will stand before thee there on the rock in Horeb.

  • It was such a "cake" which Elijah fed upon on his way to "Horeb the mount of God."

    The Syrian Christ Abraham Mitrie Rihbany
  • The awful scene of Horeb burns and brands his littleness into man.

  • At Horeb the entire constitution of the theocracy was to be established.

    Companion to the Bible E. P. Barrows
  • At Horeb he had the great work of his life before him, but now it is behind him.

    Companion to the Bible E. P. Barrows
  • God was in the wilderness of Horeb before the bush was kindled; but he was not there for Moses.

    The Christian Life Thomas Arnold
British Dictionary definitions for Horeb

Horeb

/ˈhɔːrɛb/
noun
1.
(Bible) a mountain, probably Mount Sinai
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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