Home Ministry Resources What is the significance of mountains in the Bible? By The Editors June 27, 2013 Mountains are mentioned more than 500 times in the Bible. While they have a significant symbolic value, mountains first and foremost were part of the physical landscape of biblical times. So, put your climbing gear in your pack, click the image below to make it bigger and let’s head out on a hike through the mountains of the Bible! Click image to open or download the PDF. Also see the previous answer in the Busted Halo Question Box.