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Moses struck the rock at Petra

Date Posted:04/20/2011
Category:Bible Archaeology
This article is about Dr. Reese Powell's research and journey through the Wadi Araba, the large valley running from the Dead Sea, Gulf of Aqaba enroute to Petra. According to Arab tradition, Petra is the spot where Moses struck a rock with his staff and water came forth, and where Moses' brother, Aaron, is buried, at Mount Hor, known today as Jabal Haroun or Mount Aaron. The Wadi Musa or "Wadi of Moses" is the Arab name for the narrow valley...
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