Migdol (Mig´dol; Heb., “tower” or “fortress”)

1 An Israelite campsite landmark on the way out of Egypt (Exod 14:2; Num 33:7), in the eastern Delta, possibly near modern Tell el-Maskhutah. 2 The location of a Jewish settlement in the time of Jeremiah (late seventh–early sixth century BCE), possibly modern Tell el-Heir near or identical with 1 above. 3 The northern extremity of Egypt, used with Syene (modern Aswan) to designate all of Egypt (Ezek 29:10; Ezek 30:6); this is probably the same as 2.

Exod 14:2

2“Tell the Israelites to turn back and camp in front of Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, in front of Baal-zephon; you shall camp opposite it, by the sea ... View more

Num 33:7

7They set out from Etham, and turned back to Pi-hahiroth, which faces Baal-zephon; and they camped before Migdol.

Ezek 29:10

10therefore, I am against you, and against your channels, and I will make the land of Egypt an utter waste and desolation, from Migdol to Syene, as far as the b ... View more

Ezek 30:6

6Thus says the Lord:
Those who support Egypt shall fall,
and its proud might shall come down;
from Migdol to Syene
they shall fall within it by the sword,
says ... View more

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