Ho'reb (Heb. Choreb', חוֹרֵב or חֹרֵב, desert; Sept. Χωρήβ or Χώρηβ; occurs Ex 3:1; Ex 17:6; Ex 33:6; Dent. 1, 2, 6, 19; 4:10, 15; 5:2; 9:8; 18:16; 29:1; 1Ki 8:9; 1Ki 19:8; 2Ch 5:10; Ps 104:19; Mal 4:4; Ecclus. 48:7), according to some, a lower part or peak of Mount Sinai, so called at the present day, from which one ascends towards the south the summit of Sinai (Jebel Musa), properly so called (so Gesenius and others after Burckhardt, Travels in Syria, p. 566 sq.); but, according to others, a general name for the whole mountain, of which Sinai was a particular summit (so Hengstenberg, Auth. des Pentat. 2, 396; Robinson, Bibl. Researches, 1, 177, 551). SEE SINAI.

Bible concordance for HOREB.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

Topical Outlines Nave's Bible Topics International Standard Bible Encyclopedia Online King James Bible King James Dictionary

Verse reference tagging and popups powered by VerseClick™.