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Sin, Wilderness of

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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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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Sin, Wilderness of'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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