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Strong's #5482 - סְוֵן

Transliteration
Çᵉvênêh
Phonetics
sev-ay-nay', sev-ay'-naw, sev-ane'
Root Word (Etymology)
of Egyptian derivation
Parts of Speech
proper locative noun
TWOT
None
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Syene = “her veiling (?)”

1) a town of Egypt on the frontier of Cush or Ethiopia

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
Ezekiel 2
HCS (0)
HCS (2)
Ezekiel 2
BSB (2)
Ezekiel 2
ESV (2)
Ezekiel 2
WEB (2)
Ezekiel 2
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [סְוֵן, < סְרָן], סְוֵנֵה

proper name, of a location Syene, city on southern border of Egypt, toward Ethiopia, only in phrase (וְעַדגְּֿבוּל כּוּשׁ) ׳מִמִּגְדֹּל ס Ezekiel 29:10; compare Ezekiel 30:6, read probably סְוֵ֫נָה or < סְוָ֫נָה (Coptic Suan), with ה locative (JDMich Sm Co Berthol) = Egyptian Sun, Coptic Suan, modern Aswân; ᵐ5 ἔως Συηνης; read probably סְוָן also Ezekiel 30:16 (for ᵑ0סִין q. v.) ᵐ5 Συηνη. — See further Jos BJ iv. 10, 5 Strabo xxxii.817-820, Brugsch Geogr. Inscr. i. 155; Reiseber. aus Aegypt. 247 Bd Egypt 4:323f. Budge Nile 284.


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List of Word Forms
סְוֵנֵ֖ה סְוֵנֵ֗ה סונה sə·wê·nêh seveNeh səwênêh
 
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