[hawr-eb, hohr-]

noun Bible.

a mountain sometimes identified with Mount Sinai.

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Historical Examples of horeb

  • "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.

  • Some of us might well drop things, and take a run down to Horeb.

  • 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.

British Dictionary definitions for horeb



Bible a mountain, probably Mount Sinai
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