digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:

Agriculture

Applied sciences

Arts

Belief

Business

Chronology

Culture

Education

Environment

Geography

Health

History

Humanities

Language

Law

Life

Mathematics

Nature

People

Politics

Science

Society

Technology

Jabal al-Lawz
Jabal al-Lawz is located in Saudi Arabia
Jabal al-Lawz
Jabal al-Lawz
Location in Saudi Arabia
Highest point
Elevation 2,580 m (8,460 ft) [1]
Prominence 1,622 m (5,322 ft) [1]
Listing Ultra
Coordinates 28°39′15″N 35°18′21″E / 28.65417°N 35.30583°E / 28.65417; 35.30583Coordinates: 28°39′15″N 35°18′21″E / 28.65417°N 35.30583°E / 28.65417; 35.30583[1]
Naming
Translation mountain of almonds
Geography
Location Saudi Arabia

Jabal al-Lawz (Arabic: جبل اللوز‎) (also known as Gebel el-Lawz) is a mountain located in northwest Saudi Arabia, near the Jordan border, above the Gulf of Aqaba at 2580 metres above sea level. The name means 'mountain of almonds'.[2] The peak of Jabal al-Lawz, consists of a light-colored, calc-alkaline granite that is intruded by rhyolite and andesite dikes which generally trend eastward.[3]

In discussions about the location of biblical Mount Sinai, Jabal Maqlā (Burnt Mountain) is often confused with and misidentified as Jabal al-Lawz by various authors such as Bob Cornuke, Ron Wyatt, and Lennart Moller as shown by local and regional maps[3] and noted by other investigators.[4] In contrast to the real Jabal al-Lawz, the summit of Jabal Maqlā consists mainly of dark-colored hornfels derived from metamorphosed volcanic rocks that originally were silicic and mafic lava flows, tuff breccias, and fragmental greenstones. The middle and lower slopes of Jabal Maqlā consist of light-colored granite, which has intruded into the overlying hornfels. This is the same granite that comprises Jabal al-Lawz.[3]

Claims made by some writers, including Bob Cornuke, Ron Wyatt, and Lennart Moller, that Jabal Maqlā, misidentified as Jabal al-Lawz, is the real biblical Mount Sinai have been rejected by such scholars as James Karl Hoffmeier (Professor of Old Testament and Ancient Near Eastern History and Archaeology), who details what he calls Cornuke's "monumental blunders".[2][5] Gordon Franz has studied this topic in depth and has published a refutation of this hypothesis.[6][7]

Remains both of pillars and cairns at the site have been described as "similar to rock cairns of uncertain use and often uncertain date found at other sites throughout northern and western Arabia."[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Arabian peninsula and Middle East" Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2013-07-04.
  2. ^ a b Hoffmeier, James Karl Ancient Israel in Sinai Oxford University Press USA 2005 ISBN 978-0-19-515546-4 p133 [1]
  3. ^ a b c Trent, V.A., and R.F. Johnson (1967) Geologic map of the Jabal al Lawz Quadrangle, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; 1:100,000. Mineral Investigation Map MI-13. United States Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, and Mineral Resources Research, Directorate General of Mineral Resources. Saudi Arabia.
  4. ^ Caldwell, J., and P. Caldwell (2011) The Real Mount Sinai. Split Rock Research Foundation, Diamondhead, Mississippi. 60 pp.
  5. ^ Jameson, John H. John E. Ehrenhard, Christine Finn Ancient muses: archaeology and the arts University of Alabama Press (30 Jun 2003) ISBN 978-0-8173-1274-9 p.179 [2]
  6. ^ Mount Sinai is NOT Jebel al-Lawz, Oct 03, 2007, by Gordon Franz MA, Associates for Biblical Research website.
  7. ^ Is Mount Sinai in Saudi Arabia?, Jun 10, 2008, by Gordon Franz MA, Associates for Biblical Research website. (alternate cite: Is Mount Sinai in Saudi Arabia? July 1, 2006.)
  8. ^ Allen Kerkeslager (1998). "Jewish Pilgrimage and Jewish Identity". In Frankfurther, David. Pilgrimage and Holy Space in Late Antique Egypt. Brill. p. 212. ISBN 978-9004111271. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 

External links[edit]


Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jabal_al-Lawz — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
1291 videos foundNext > 

Jabal Al Lawz [FULL]

NO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT INTENDED | Digital Pulpit does not own this footage or the rights to it In the Spirit of Spreading the Truth with Grace and Love ...

Mt Sinai is Jabal al Lawz

Bob Cornuke and Larry Williams are among those interviewed in this video. Their website is: www.baseinstitute.org Dualism Defended: First, if theism is true, ...

Mountain of Fire Extinguished - Why Jebel al-Lawz is Not Mount Sinai

A critique of the Christian pseudo-archaeology video, "Mountain of Fire: The Search for the True Mount Sinai." The original video: ...

Real Sinai is Jabal Al Lawz in Saudi Arabia

Subscribe!! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Tavon144.

Mount Sinai / Horeb in Arabia. "Jabal Al-Lawz" 4 of 4

Another look at the Exodus. Also promoting David W. Daniel's upcoming Bible maps Vlog. This is the fourth video I've made since the first over 4 years ago.

Jebel El-Lawz (Mount Sinai)

A slideshow of Sinai.

Google Earth Tour : Manus Dei @ Jabal al-Lawz

The world's greatest monument (15 km long) dedicated to the Savior of the World - Jesus Christ.

Mt. Sinai/ Horeb in Arabia. "Jabal Al-Lawz" I

A video I made using Google Earth regarding Mt. Sinai / Horeb, The scriptural crossing point of the Exodus... gives Darb El-Haji or Pilgrims road as the way of the ...

lexwill 2015: Jabel al Lawz Mt Sinai/Suadi Arabia [no one is above correction]

http://www.prodiscoveries.com/DNMtSinai.htm.

Mount Sinai/ Horeb in Arabia. "Jabal Al-Lawz" 2 of 4

My first video being on my SuteUpGrade Channel/ Butch Holladay...with over 30000 views...I try to explain it as closs to the Bible as possible....it being the ...

1291 videos foundNext > 

3 news items

Charisma News

Charisma News
Fri, 29 Mar 2013 08:54:31 -0700

Join us on the new C-Pop podcast where Taylor and Jessilyn discuss, debate and sometimes deride pop culture with a strong sense of humor and a focus on Christ. Listen at charismapodcastnetwork.com.

ynet ידיעות אחרונות

ynet ידיעות אחרונות
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 07:48:15 -0700

35. בפעם המיליון, תזה לא תאוריה. לא הוכח? לא תאוריה. (לת). יהושפט נניח (04.04.15). 34. כדי לגלות את ההר שנדדו משך 40 שנה לתכנן תווי בו קיים מקורות. יצחקי, דרום (04.04.15). 33. Jabal al-Lawz בערב הסעודית. ישראל (04.04.15). 32. אתה 0 (לת). (04.04.15 , נשלח מהאנדרואיד).

Israelnetz.com - Nahost-Nachrichten

Israelnetz.com - Nahost-Nachrichten
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:53:23 -0700

KAIRO (inn) – Das Katharinenkloster im Sinai soll abgerissen werden. Das hat der ägyptische General Ahmed Ragai Attija gefordert, nachdem die griechisch-orthodoxen Mönche die Stätte in einen „Hort für Ausländer“ verwandelt hätten.
Loading

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!

Searchlight Group

Digplanet also receives support from Searchlight Group. Visit Searchlight