According to the book of exodus, mount sinai (hebrew: הר סיני, har sinai) is the mountain at which the ten commandments were given to moses by god in the book of deuteronomy , these events are described as having transpired at mount horeb. If we follow the events at mount sinai in the scriptures closely, it is clear that after the lord our god spoke of the 10th commandment, the dreadful and awesome presence of the lord made the people gathered at the mountain begging moses to let them withdraw from god’s presence and for moses to continue to listen on their behalf to all else god wanted to say (exodus 20 verse 18-20. Did god give all of the torah at one time, on mount sinai, and did moses write it down on mount sinai traditional understandings vary a famous dispute in the talmud states that r yochanan held that the torah was given scroll by scroll, while his study partner, resh lakish, held that the torah was given in its entirety. God tells moses to cut out two replacement tablets and god calls moses back up to mt sinai (8th), where god passes by while moses was in the cleft of the rock again moses asks god to join them on the journey to the promised land.
In exodus, chapter 32, we read that moses remained on mount sinai for 40 days and 40 nights in his absence, the israelites demanded that aaron fashion an idol so god would be present with them aaron created a golden calf, probably modeling it on statues of the canaanite god el 1 , who is depicted in the form of a bull. Later, moses is again confronted by god on mt sinai, who delivers unto him the ten commandments meanwhile, the hebrews, led by the duplicitous dathan (edward g robinson), are forgetting their. The grumbling against moses (and god) began almost immediately when the israelites left mount sinai water and food (for 2 million people) was always of concern nonetheless god was up to the task. After moses broke the first tablets of stone that the lord gave him on mount sinai, god commanded him to cut out two tablets of stone (like the first ones) and present himself to him at the top of mount sinai—again (exodus 34:1-2.
God had called to moses out of mount sinai and given the terms of his covenant with the nation of israel they were to obey his voice and keep his covenant, and in doing so they would be a special treasure to god above all other people on the earth. In exodus 19:3 moses goes up the first time into mount sinai, and god announces to him the general terms of the covenant in verses 5 and 6: if you obey me and keep my covenant, you will be my special possession, a kingdom of priests, a holy nation. The law given at sinai chapter 71 how does nehemiah describe the giving of the law at sinai thou camest down also upon mount sinai, and spakest with them from heaven, and gavest them right judgments, and true laws, good statutes and commandments note: besides the ten commandment law, yahuwah gave to moses instruction concerning the. These elements give moses traditional heroic status, but moses also presents us with a new type of hero—the religious priest all of moses’s political and military dealings serve the one end of delivering the israelites to god, physically moving them from egypt to mount sinai and interceding to god for them when they disobey. The ten commandments are the summation of the moral law, given by god himself to moses on mount sinai (see exodus 20: 1-17)fifty days after the israelites departed from their slavery in egypt and began their exodus to the promised land, god called moses to the top of mount sinai, where the israelites were camped.
So moses went up for the second time, and after 40 days, “he showed them the two tablets, with the ten commandments engraved upon them, five upon each tablet, and the writing was by the hand of. How god gave the israelites the ten commandments three months after the israelite people left egypt, they came to the desert called sinai they set up camp near the mountain called mount sinai and moses went up the mountain. After 40 days, moses descends mount sinai with the ten commandments law of yehovah god (deuteronomy 9:9-12) from this, we can conclude with certainty that moses descended mount sinai with the commandments exactly 50 days after the seventh complete sabbath (8th day of third month + 7 days + 3 days + 40 days.
Mount sinai, also known as mount horeb, is the mountain where god gave the ten commandments to moses located in the sinai peninsula , it was the scene of one of the greatest events in the israelite people's wilderness journey , and of all bible history. 18 and he gave to moses, when he had made an end of speaking with him upon mount sinai, the two tables of the testimony, tables of stone, written with the finger of god (ex 31:18) moses made his third trip down the mountain, with the two tables of the testimony written by god. Moses went up to mount sinai, and prayed to g‑d for forty days and forty nights, while the people mourned their dead, and made atonement for their sin second tablets after moses had descended from: mount sinai, g‑d told him to hew another pair of tables, similar to the one he had received the first time.
One of my very great desires for our church is that we be a people who understand the law of god and fulfill it in the spirit of love the law which god gave to moses at mount sinai a few months after bringing the people out of egypt has been the victim of some very bad press in the past several hundred years. The original commandments were 10, but then because of israels sin as a nation, which many in that group fell and decided they wanted to have an idol, paid for their sin that's when the second set of the same 10 were done, only this time moses had to cut out the tablets and then the lord had them put on a second time. Mount sinai is renowned as the principal site of divine revelation in jewish history, where god is purported to have appeared to moses and given him the ten commandments (exodus 20 deuteronomy 5) according to jewish.
“and moses wrote all the the words of god” teaches that prior to the giving of the tablets of stone, moses ascended mount sinai, learned ideas from god, descended, taught the people what he learned, and wrote “the words of god” (this was the order of events prior to moses’ second ascension to mount sinai to receive the ten. God gave these laws to moses and the people on mount sinai they were written by god's own finger on tablets of stone still today, for people who love god, the ten commandments serve as a guide for living in a way that demonstrates love for god and leads to a deeper experience of god’s love. God spoke the ten commandments to moses and entire community at the base of mount sinai (exodus 20) at the end of the forty days moses was on the top mount sinai, god gave hi m the two stone. The ten commandments were written by god upon two tablets of stone and then given to moses on mount sinai most scholars date this event around the 13th or 14th century bc god gave the decalogue, or 10 commandments, to the israelites shortly after they left egypt.