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Sin, Wilderness of

Holman Bible Dictionary

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(ssihn) Barren region somewhere west of the Sinai plateau on the Sinai peninsula. The Hebrew people stopped here on their journey from Egypt to the Promised Land (Exodus 16:1 ). It was here that God first provided manna and quail for them to eat. The place sometimes has been confused with the Wilderness of Zin, which is located on the northwestern side of Sinai. See Zin .

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Sin, Wilderness of'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​s/sin-wilderness-of.html. 1991.
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