also known as: Swenett, Aswan

Meaning: opening (Ezek. 29:10; 30:6)

a town of Egypt, on the borders of Ethiopia, now called Assouan and Aswan, on the right bank of the Nile, notable for its quarries of beautiful red granite called “syenite”

It was the frontier town of Egypt in the south, as Migdol was in the northeast.

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