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Biblical places you probably did not know still exist. Mount Sinai, Red Sea, Gethsamane and more.

The bible is the Holy book of the Christian religious group which is vastly believed to be the word of God. In the bible can be found accounts, teachings and prophecies, believed to have been codified by God through some ancient men like Paul, Moses, David, Matthew, Habakkuk and many others. The book has been in existence for uncountable years and despite prior attempts by foes to exterminate it, their efforts proved futile and was later translated and duplicated making it abundant in supply today. There are numerous sceneries and landscapes the Bible mentioned in some ancient stories, you probably didn't know they still exist today and that's what this article will be revealing. Take a look at some of them. 


Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai was one of the monumental landscapes in the Bible and was mostly mentioned in the second book of the Bible, Exodus. Mount Sinai was the place God severally communicated with Moses, who was the leader of the Israelites. It was on this same mountain God gave Moses the 10 commandments and where some sacrifices where made to God. Mount Sinai still exist today and can be located in a region between Egypt and Israel. 


The Red Sea 

The Red sea is another Biblical water body, where God saved the Israelites from the Egyptians. According to the Bible, God decided to grant the Israelites emancipation, after several years to serving the Egyptians as slaves. However during their escape, the came across the Red sea and had to cross to evade the Egyptians who were chasing the Israelites. Miraculously, God divided the sea creating a path within for the Israelites to walk through and managed to cross the sea, but the Egyptians submerged during their attempt to cross and follow the Israelites.


The Garden of Gethsemane

According to Matthew 26:36, this was a place Jesus went with his disciples on the eve of his crucifixion. At Garden of Gethsemane, he told some of his disciples to wait while he went with Peter and two others to go pray but returned to see his disciples asleep. He went back to pray returned and went back for the third time. Shortly afterwards, he was arrested and sent for prosecution. 


Lot wife

The story about Lot's wife is one of the intriguing accounts in the Bible. Lot, his wife and his children lived in Sodom and Gomorrah, a place where God planned to destroy because of their ill-mannered lifestyle. Nonetheless God sent his Angels to Lot to instruct him to leave the place before he inflicts the calamity but must not look back, when leaving, an instruction Lot's wife refused and turned into a pillar of salt.

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