International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
It is remarkable that the funeral should have taken this circuitous route, instead of going directly from Egypt to Hebron. Possibly a reason may be found as we obtain additional details in Egyptian history. The explanations which consist in changing the text, or in substituting the North Arabian Mutsri for Mitsrayim, are unsatisfactory.
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Abel-Mizraim'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. http://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/isb/a/abel-mizraim.html. 1915.