In the Book of Exodus, the mountain that Moses ascended to receive the tablets of the law (the Ten Commandments) from God. God shrouded the mountain in a cloud, and made thunder, lightning, and trumpet blasts come forth from it. The Israelites were commanded to stay away from it while Moses went into God's presence.
Words nearby Sinai, Mount
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After all, the Russians were about to mount a winter offensive of their own.
And, in a gratuitous show of homicidal prowess, Moses kills two assassins he meets while wandering in the desert of Sinai.
Hitchcock sends the script--unread--to Thom Mount and his superior, Ned Tanen.
It occurs to me that Mount must assume that Hitchcock has read it--after all, it came from him.
As the steaks are eaten, Mount, who has some skill in these things, brings up the movie.
The scene is the covenant made between the two first persons of the Trinity on Mount Moriah.
These hills, if we have to mount them, shall sorely try the thews of horse and man.
An extraordinary eruption of mount Vesuvius commenced, which in ten days had advanced ten miles from its original source.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
They that sit on mount Seir, and the Philistines, and the foolish people that dwell in Sichem.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
When I am an old maid I am going to mount the platform and preach the training of the voice in childhood.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton