בּהר - "At Mount"
The LORD then spoke to Moses at Mount Sinai, saying,
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The Hebrew Word
The Hebrew prefix "b" (b'har) is a generic prefix that serves as a preposition. Because of its generic nature this word b'har is sometimes translated as "on" the mountain, "in" the mountain, "at" the mountain, etc.
First use in Scripture
The first time har is used in Scripture is in Genesis 7:19.
The water prevailed more and more upon the earth, so that all the high mountains everywhere under the heavens were covered.
Last use in Scripture
The last time har is used in Scripture is in Malachi 1:3.
"I have loved you," says the LORD. But you say, "How have You loved us?" "Was not Esau Jacob's brother?" declares the LORD. "Yet I have loved Jacob; but I have hated Esau, and I have made his mountains a desolation and appointed his inheritance for the jackals of the wilderness."
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- The Law of Redemption - Leviticus 25:23
- Poor Countrymen - Leviticus 25:35
- Redeeming a Poor Man - Leviticus 25:47
- Blessings of Obedience - Leviticus 26:1
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