A good candidate for this site is one of the most prominent springs in the Sinai Peninsula, ‘Ayun Musa. If that is the case, he might have begun part of the project at the Red Sea but later abandoned it. I will also donate $1,000 to the BASE Institute. Once they got to Canaan, they slowed down because of resistance along the way by the Canaanites (Aharoni 1979:153). On the other hand, I Kings 9:26 says “King Solomon also built a fleet of ships at Ezion Geber, which is near Elath on the shore of the Red Sea, in the land of Edom.” This is clearly referring to the Gulf of Akaba / Eilat. Sinai is at Jebel al-Lawz and will wholeheartedly endorse their views. The wilderness that is implied is the Wilderness of Etham. Sinai is at Jebel al-Lawz in Saudi Arabia. Others Understanding Historical Parallels. The Gulf of Suez is what is in view. There are three passages that deal with the topography of the Red Sea crossing. Where would the crossing have been? Mr. Paul would be perfectly correct in stating Mt. St. Catherine's Monastery in the foreground. When Robinson visited in 1838 he observed only seven springs (1977:90). It states, “So the Egyptians pursued them, all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, his horsemen and his army, and overtook them camping by the sea beside Pi Hahiroth, before Baal Zephon.” In the itinerary of sites where the Israelites traveled in Numbers 33:7,8 it is stated: “They moved from Etham and turned back to Pi Hahiroth, which is east of Baal Zephon; and they camped near Migdol. The southeastern view. Those spies would have to run back overnight to Pharaoh covering a distance of approximately 120 miles in less than 12-16 hours (running a steady 10 miles per hour!). The Location of Mt Sinai and the Location of the Red Sea Crossing, Si usted está dispuesto a poner un poco de su tiempo y esfuerzo, rápidamente podría ahorrar mucho en su próximo vuelo. Who did the sword Ron Wyatt found in the cave belong to? Ironically, one of the proponents of Jebel al Lawz does as well. . The Amalekites were also protecting the abundant water source at Kadesh Barnea. The late George Posener thought these references might be connected with the work of Senusert I or III. David: Mighty Warrior or Fairy-Tale Hero? The so-called “altar of Moses and the 12 columns” dates to the Nabatean period and has nothing to do with the Wilderness Wanderings. One group, consisting of R. Wyatt, J. Pinkoski and L. Moller suggests that the Israelites crossed at Nuweiba. Strabo makes a distinction between the Red Sea, also called the Arabian Gulf, and the Bitter Lakes. It would be better to follow the example of Moses and go and worship the Lord for His great salvation! The Wilderness of Etham appears to be the larger area with the Wilderness of Shur the southern part if this wilderness. Remember, Moses at 80 years old, had to climb that mountain several times! It flows through the Bitter Lakes, as they are called” (17:25; LCL 8:77). Mount Sinai in Arabia. Paul would be perfectly correct in stating Mt. The truth is that they discovered it exactly where Ron Wyatt did several years before they got there. Digging for Truth Episode 100: Defending the Faith in A Faithless World-What is Apologetics? The Pi Hahiroth, the “mouth of the canal”, would be the remnant of an unfinished canal near the modern day Suez City. AD 347-420) (Eusebius et al. He said, “The word Shur in Hebrew signifies ‘a wall;’ and as we stand at ‘Ayin Musa and glance over the desert at the Jebels er Rahah and et-Tih which border the gleaming plain, we at once appreciate the fact that these long wall-like escarpments are the chief if not the only prominent characteristics of this portion of the wilderness, and we need not wonder that the Israelites should have named this memorable spot, after its most salient feature, the wilderness of Shur or the wall” (1872:44). This passage would be next to impossible, if not an impossible obstacle, because it would slow the pace of the Israelites down considerably or even stop it, as well as cause serious problems for the Egyptian chariots. See more ideas about mount sinai, egypt, mount sinai egypt. Sinai after they crossed the Red Sea, and since the …, If we go the the Bible, the location of Mt. Part One, The Valley of Elah in the Days of Saul and David. The first two items that would have disintegrated quickly underwater (Littauer and Crouwel 1992:1:888.889). Новые находки, история поиска Ковчега Завета, Ark of the Covenant. Is It Time to Throw Away Your Bible? E. Robinson identifies a “fountain Naba’, three hours distance across the Gulf and so brackish as to be scarcely drinkable (1977:69). Some proponents of Mt. The waters of Marah are three days journey from the Red Sea (Ex. The location of Mount Sinai was clearly explained in the 4 th century AD by Christian scholar, Eusebius of Caesarea (AD 260/265-339/340) and reiterated by theologian Saint Jerome (ca. 16:3) and in “orderly ranks”, a military term for battle array (Ex, 13:18), 15 miles a day would be very reasonable. If he were correct, that would demonstrate that there was a canal in existence right before the Exodus from Egypt. This would have been called the Pi Hahiroth, the “mouth of the canal.” The toponym would have been preserved even at the time of the Exodus. There is no naturalistic explanation for this occurrence; it was a first class miracle. Sinai at Jebel el Lawz. Location of God giving the Law to Moses according to the Exodus version (Deuteronomy says this occurred at Mt Horeb). The second crossing that was proposed is at a land bridge at the Strait of Tiran. Kitchen has pointed out, Rameses is located in the area of Khataana / Qantar (1998:77). 13:3,4; 12:33f. “On the morrow, the arms of the Egyptians having been carried up to the Hebrews’ camp by the tide and the force of the wind setting in that directions, Moses, surmising that this too was due to the providence of God, to ensure that even in weapons they should not be wanting, collected them and, having accoutred [equipped] the Hebrews therein, led them forward for Mount Sinai, with intent there to sacrifice to God and to render to Him the thanks-offerings of the people for their deliverance, even as he had received commandment” (Antiquities 2:349; LCL 4:317,319). Others place Rameses at Tell el-Dab’a, another site in the area (Shea 1990:98-111). He goes on to say in the same letter, “...the coral encrusted chariot wheels are interesting, but not convincing. Within the gulf there are two proposed crossings. 12:33; Deut. I will leave that discussion for another paper. Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, describes the building of this canal into the Red Sea. With Jebel ‘Ataqa on their right and the sea on their left and the wilderness closing in to a point at Ras el-‘Adabiya, Pharaoh’s statement in Exodus 14:3 makes sense. For over 25 years Dr. Robinson has been a pastor, radio personality on Decision For Christ, seminary teacher, a leader in church development, and an avid mountaineer which includes climbing four of the Seven Summits and numerous mountains across the United States.. On February 16, 2020, Dr. Robinson and his son Matthew climbed Mount Sinai of Saudi Arabia. This fortress would have guarded the northern end of the Gulf of Suez and the canal, if it existed, as well as the road coming up from the Sinai. 13:29). To illustrate the impossibility of the Strait of Tiran crossing, I would like to issue the following challenge to the proponents of this view. The petroglyphs of bovine existed long before Moses ever lived. Moses cast a tree into the bitter water and it was made sweet (Ex. If the Israelites were going to the Land of Canaan, they could go up the Transjordanian Highway and avoid Kadesh Barnea and the Negev all together. Digging For Truth Episode 90: Once More-Jericho Unearthed, A Monumental Fortification Tower & Militaria: Late Hellenistic & Early Roman Military Architecture & Equipment Discovered at Kirbet el-Maqatir, Israel, Who's Who in Biblical Archaeology: James Breasted, Is the Bible Syncretistic Literature?