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Migdol

Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature

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Mig´dol, a place between which and the Red Sea the Israelites were commanded to encamp on leaving Egypt (; ) [EXODUS]. The name, which means a tower, appears to indicate a fortified place. In; , it occurs as a city of Egypt, and it would seem to have been the last town on the Egyptian frontier, in the direction of the Red Sea; hence 'from Migdol to Syene,' in; ['tower' in A.V.].

 

 

 

 

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Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Migdol'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature". https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​kbe/​m/migdol.html.
 
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