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Why did Moses go up Mount Sinai?
Last Updated: 7th January, 2020
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Likewise, people ask, when did Moses go up Mt Sinai?
In the 6th century, Saint Catherine's Monastery was constructed at the base of this mountain at a site which is claimed to be the site of the biblical burning bush. Josephus wrote that "Moses went up to a mountain that lay between Egypt and Arabia, which was called Sinai."
Secondly, what God said to Moses on Mount Sinai? Moses said to the LORD, "The people cannot come up Mount Sinai, because you yourself warned us, `Put limits around the mountain and set it apart as holy. '" The LORD replied, "Go down and bring Aaron up with you.
In this regard, why did God call Moses on Mount Sinai?
Moses led the Jews out of slavery in Egypt and led them to the Holy Land that God had promised them. When they reached a Mount Sinai, in present day Egypt, God spoke to Moses high on the mountain slopes and made a deal (called a covenant) with the Jews that renewed the one he had made with Abraham.
Did Joshua go up the mountain with Moses?
Moses and Joshua get ready to climb the mountain. While Moses seems to be the only one who went up, yet it is clear from 32.17 that Joshua did accompany Moses up the mountain, although he (Joshua) did not go all the way. The Lord commands Moses to go down the mountain.