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Mizraim

also known as “Masar” or “Mesr”

This is the name of a Biblical man, a people and a land.

  1. Mizraim was the second son of Ham (Genesis 10:6.

    Relatives

    The descendants of Ham are called Hamites.

  2. The Mizraim people (aka Mizraites) are descendants of Mizraim, the second son of Ham (Genesis 10:6, 13; 1 Chronicles 1:8, 11).

  3. The land of Mizraim—This name was generally given by the Hebrews to the land of Egypt, and may denote the two Egypts—the Upper and the Lower.

    The modern Arabic name for Egypt is Miṣr or Muzr.

Article Version: November 20, 2018