Lectionary Calendar
Friday, April 12th, 2024
the Second Week after Easter
Attention!
Take your personal ministry to the Next Level by helping StudyLight build churches and supporting pastors in Uganda.
Click here to join the effort!

Bible Encyclopedias
Migdol

Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature

Search for…
or
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Prev Entry
Midianites
Next Entry
Migron
Resource Toolbox
Additional Links

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.].

 

 

 

 

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