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Jabal al-Lawz
Jabal al-Lawz is located in Saudi Arabia
Jabal al-Lawz
Jabal al-Lawz
Location in Saudi Arabia
Elevation 2,580 m (8,465 ft)[1]
Prominence 1,622 m (5,322 ft)[1]
Listing Ultra
Translation mountain of almonds
Location
Location Saudi Arabia
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]

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]

Claims made by some writers, including Bob Cornuke, Ron Wyatt and Lennart Moller, that this 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".[3][4] Gordon Franz has studied this topic in depth and has published a refutation of this hypothesis.[5][6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Arabian peninsula and Middle East" Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2013-07-04.
  2. ^ Hoffmeier, James Karl Ancient Israel in Sinai Oxford University Press USA 2005 ISBN 978-0-19-515546-4 p133 [1]
  3. ^ Hoffmeier, James Karl Ancient Israel in Sinai Oxford University Press USA 2005 ISBN 978-0-19-515546-4 p133 [2]
  4. ^ 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 [3]
  5. ^ Mount Sinai is NOT Jebel al-Lawz, Oct 03, 2007, by Gordon Franz MA, Associates for Biblical Research website.
  6. ^ 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.)

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