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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #4024 - מִגְדּוֹל
Migdol = “tower”
1) a fortified city on the Egyptian border (noun proper masculine)
2) tower (noun masculine)
מִגְדֹּל proper name (מִגְדּוֺל only Jeremiah 46:14) fortified city on the northeast border of Egypt Exodus 14:2; Numbers 33:7; Jeremiah 44:1; Jeremiah 46:14; Ezekiel 29:10; Ezekiel 30:6; Coptic meschtôl (Champoll. L'Égypte sous les Pharaons ii. 79), Egyptian makθ el Eb GS 522.
מִגְדּוֹל & מִגְדֹּל [Migdol], pr. name of a town of Lower Egypt, Jeremiah 44:1, 46:14 situated in the most northern part of the boundaries of Egypt, Ezekiel 29:10, 30:6 we are not to regard as different from this, Exodus 14:2; Numbers 33:7 (see Thes. p. 268). This name is written in Egyptian ⲙⲉϣⲧⲱⲗ (abundance of hills), which as a foreign name the Hebrews appear to have changed into מִגְדֹּל (tower); see Champollion, l’Egypte sous les Pharaons, ii. page 79.