Character Study on Mizraim

Character Study on Mizraim

Genesis 10: And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.
Genesis 10: And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim,
Genesis 50: And when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning in the floor of Atad, they said, This is a grievous mourning to the Egyptians: wherefore the name of it was called Abelmizraim, which is beyond Jordan.
1 Chronicles 1: The sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.
1 Chronicles 1: And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim,

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Mizraim
The dual form of matzor, meaning a "mound" or "fortress," the name of a people descended from Ham (Genesis 10:6,13 ; 1 Chronicles 1:8,11 ). It was the name generally given by the Hebrews to the land of Egypt (q.v.), and may denote the two Egypts, the Upper and the Lower. The modern Arabic name for Egypt is Muzr.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Mizraim
Dual of mazor , Hebrew a "fortified place"; Gesenius, from Arabic meser , a "boundary". Rather the Egyptian Μes-ra-n , "children of Ra" the Sun. Son of Ham, ancestor of the Mizraim; the dual indicating the people of Upper and of Lower Egypt (Genesis 10:6). The descent of the Egyptians from Ham is recognized in Psalms 104:23; Psalms 104:27; Psalms 78:51, where Egypt is called "the land of Ham." They called themselves Κhemi , either "Hamites" or from Κhem "black," namely, the alluvial soil of the Nile. Mizraim geographically was the center from whence colonies went forth in the age just after the flood, the Philistines, the Lehabim (Libyans), etc. (See HAM; EGYPT.)

People's Dictionary of the Bible - Mizraim
Mizraim (mĭz'ră-ĭm or miz-râ'im), limits, borders. The name by which the Hebrews generally designated Egypt, apparently from Mizraim, the son or Ham. Genesis 10:6; Genesis 10:13. Called in English versions Egypt. Genesis 45:20; Genesis 46:34; Genesis 47:6; Genesis 47:13. Sometimes it seems to be employed to designate lower Egypt, to the exclusion of Pathros or upper Egypt. Isaiah 11:11; Jeremiah 44:15. See Egypt.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Mizraim
(mihz' ray ihm) Hebrew word for Egypt (Genesis 12:10 ; Genesis 13:10 ; Genesis 25:18 ). 1 . Son of Ham (Genesis 10:6 ,Genesis 10:6,10:13 ). 3 . The Mushri, a people of Cilicia in southeastern Asia Minor (possibly 1 Kings 10:28 ; 2 Kings 7:6 ; 2 Chronicles 1:16-17 TEV; NIV note). Mushri derives from the Assyrian word for “march” and possibly designates any people living outside their borders. Some scholars revocalize the Hebrew consonantal text to read Mushri; but they have no textual evidence for this. See Egypt .

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Mizraim
Son of Ham, and the name of his descendants and also of the country possessed by them. Its signification is much disputed. The Hebrew word is really Mitzraim and is given in the A.V. untranslated only in Genesis 10:6,13 ; 1 Chronicles 1:8,11 . Elsewhere it is translated EGYPT. The word is in a dual form, occasioned, it has been thought, by the division of that land into Upper and Lower Egypt. The word Matzor, of which Mitzraim is the dual, occurs many times and is variously translated in the A.V. In 2 Kings 19:24 ; Isaiah 37:25 it is 'besieged places;' in Isaiah 19:6 , 'defence;' and in Jeremiah 10:17 , 'fortress.' But it is a proper name and refers to Egypt. The Revisers and others translate it Egypt in all passages.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Abel-Mizraim
("the mourning of the Egyptians" or "the funeral from Egypt".) The threshingfloor of Atad; so called by the Canaanites, because it was the chief scene of the funeral laments of Joseph and his Egyptian retinue for Jacob (Genesis 50:4-11). E. of Jordan. Moses, taking Canaan as the central standpoint of the whole history, uses the phrase "beyond Jordan" for east of it. The same route by which Joseph was led captive was, in the striking providence of God, that which they took to do honor to his deceased father, being the longer and more public way from Egypt to Canaan. God's eternal principle is, "them that honor Me I will honor." Jerome, however, places it at Beth-Hogla, now Ain Hajla, on the W. of Jordan, which would make Moses' standpoint in saying "beyond" the E. of Jordan; but Genesis 50:13 plainly shows it was not till after the mourning at Abel-Mizraim that "Jacob's sons carried him into the land of Canaan." The phrase, "Joseph spake unto the house of Pharaoh" implies that Pharaoh and his estates in council decreed a state funeral for Jacob, in which the princes, nobles, and chief men of Egypt, with their pomp of chariots and equipages, took part. The funeral celebration lasted for seven days. The usual Egyptian rites on such occasions consisted in banquets and games, as Egyptian monuments show. These having been completed at Atad, Jacob's sons proceeded alone to the cave of Machpelah, the final burying place of his embalmed body.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Abel-Mizraim
(ay' behl-mihz' ray' ihm) Place name meaning either “brook of Egypt,” or if derived from a different Hebrew word with similar spelling, “mourning of the Egyptians.” Jacob's children mourned him there east of the Jordan (Genesis 50:11 ). In giving the name the Canaanites identified Jacob's sons as Egyptians.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Abel-Mizraim
The mourning of Egyptians
Hitchcock's Bible Names - Mizraim
Easton's Bible Dictionary - Abel-Mizraim
Meadow of Egypt, or mourning of Egypt, a place "beyond," i.e., on the west of Jordan, at the "threshing-floor of Atad." Here the Egyptians mourned seventy days for Jacob (Genesis 50:4-11 ). Its site is unknown.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Abel-Mizraim
ABEL-MIZRAIM (‘meadow of the Egyptians’). The scene of the mourning for Jacob ( Genesis 50:11 ). The only clue to its situation is its being ‘beyond Jordan.’

The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Abel-Mizraim
This name was given at the floor of Atad, on the occasion of the funeral of Jacob. The margin of the Bible renders it, "the mourning of the Egyptians." (Genesis 50:11.)

People's Dictionary of the Bible - Abel-Mizraim
Abel-Mizraim (â'bel-mĭz-ray'ĭm), meadow of Egypt. Genesis 50:10-11. The place where Joseph and his company halted seven days in passing from Egypt to Canaan to bury Jacob. It was "beyond"—that is, west of, the Jordan, as the writer was on the east side. Some think it was near Hebron.

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Mizraim
A son of Ham, and father of various African races, Genesis 10:6 , but particularly of the Egyptians, to whom his name was given. Mizraim is also the Hebrew word for Egypt in the Bible, and this country is still called Misr in Arabic.

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Casluhim - Descendants of Mizraim
Atad - The place was named Abel-Mizraim (Genesis 50:10-11 ). See Abel-Mizraim
Naphtuhim - A Hamitic tribe descended from Mizraim (Genesis 10:13 ). Others identify this word with Napata, the name of the city and territory on the southern frontier of Mizraim, the modern Meroe, at the great bend of the Nile at Soudan
Anamim - Descendants of Mizraim (the Hebrew has the article)
Anamim - The name of an Egyptian tribe descended from Mizraim (Genesis 10:13 ; 1 Chronicles 1:11 )
Lehabim - Son of Mizraim
Mizraim - Mizraim (mĭz'ră-ĭm or miz-râ'im), limits, borders. The name by which the Hebrews generally designated Egypt, apparently from Mizraim, the son or Ham
Anamim - Sprung from Mizraim (Egypt), son of Ham (Genesis 10:13)
Miz'ra-im, - Mizraim first occurs in the account of the Hamites in ( Genesis 10:1 ) . In the use of the name Mizraim for Egypt there can be no doubt that the dual indicates the two regions, upper and lower Egypt, into which the country has always been divided by nature as well as by its inhabitants
Naphtuhim - Descendants of Mizraim, supposed to have settled in some part of Egypt, but where is unknown
Pathrusim - (path ryoo' ssihm) Son of Mizraim (Egypt) and ancestor of the inhabitants of Upper (southern) Egypt who bore his name (1 Chronicles 1:12 )
Casluhim - People who descended from Mizraim, and 'out of whom came Philistim' or the Philistines (some of the Philistines: see CAPHTOR)
Abel-Mizraim - ABEL-Mizraim (‘meadow of the Egyptians’)
Atad - See ABEL-Mizraim
Anamim - A people, not yet identified, named in Genesis 10:13 ( 1 Chronicles 1:11 ) among the descendants of Mizraim, and therefore to be found somewhere in Egypt
Casluhim - A name occurring in Genesis 10:14 , 1 Chronicles 1:12 , in connexion with the names of other peoples there spoken of as descended from Mizraim, esp
Atad - The inhabitants of the land called it ABEL-Mizraim, q
Casluhim - Fortified, a people descended from Mizraim (Genesis 10:14 ; 1 Chronicles 1:12 )
a'Tad - (thorn ), The threshing-floor of, called also Abel-Mizraim, ( Genesis 50:10,11 ) afterwards called Beth-hogla, and known to have lain between the Jordan and Jericho, therefore on the west side of Jordan
Casluh - (cass' luh), CASLUHIM (cass' lyoo hihm), CASLUHITES (cass' lyoo hitess) Clan name of “sons of Mizraim (or Egypt)” and “father” of the Philistines in the Table of Nations (Genesis 10:14 )
Ludim - Descendants of Mizraim, Genesis 10:13 , dwelling in Africa, probably near Ethiopia; they were famous bowmen, Isaiah 66:19 , and are mentioned as soldiers with the Ethiopians, Libyans, and Tyrians, Jeremiah 46:9 ; Ezekiel 27:10 ; 30:5
Mizraim - Son of Ham, ancestor of the Mizraim; the dual indicating the people of Upper and of Lower Egypt (Genesis 10:6). Mizraim geographically was the center from whence colonies went forth in the age just after the flood, the Philistines, the Lehabim (Libyans), etc
Mizraim - Mizraim is also the Hebrew word for Egypt in the Bible, and this country is still called Misr in Arabic
Pathros - The name generally given to Upper Egypt (the Thebaid of the Greeks), as distinguished from Matsor, or Lower Egypt (Isaiah 11:11 ; Jeremiah 44:1,15 ; Ezekiel 30:14 ), the two forming Mizraim
Caphtor - They sprang from Mizraim, son of Ham
Abel-Mizraim - Abel-Mizraim (â'bel-mĭz-ray'ĭm), meadow of Egypt
Lud - ... ... One of the Hamitic tribes descended from Mizraim (Genesis 10:13 ), a people of Africa (Ezekiel 27:10 ; 30:5 ), on the west of Egypt
Lud, Ludim - Son of Mizraim
Ham - One of Noah's three sons: he was father of Cush, Mizraim, Phut, and Canaan. Mizraim and Phut, in their descendants, were mainly connected with Egypt
Pathros - Its inhabitants were known as the Pathrusim, the descendants of Ham through Mizraim
Pathros - Its early inhabitants called Pathrusim, were descendants of Mizraim, Genesis 10:14
Atad - " On this account the Canaanites called it "Abel-Mizraim" (Genesis 50:10,11 )
Kue - Many think, further, that the Hebrew word translated as “Egypt” (Mizraim) should be translated as “Musri,” a country in Asia Minor near Cilicia. See Cilicia ; Mizraim ; Musri; Solomon
Naphtuhim - Fourth son of Mizraim ( Genesis 10:13 , 1 Chronicles 1:11 )
Caphtorim - Descendants of Mizraim, and kindred to the Casluhim, near whom they were probably located on the northeast coast of Africa
lu'Dim - (strife ), ( Genesis 10:13 ; 1 Chronicles 1:11 ) a Mizraite people or tribe descended from Ludim the son of Mizraim; also called Lydians
Ham - Ham was the father of Cush, Mizraim, Phut, and Canaan, that is, the ancestor of the Canaanites, Southern Arabians, Ethiopians, Egyptians, and the Africans in general, Genesis 10:6-20
Ludim - From Mizraim; therefore not the same as Lud, who was Semitic (Isaiah 66:19), but Hamitic
Mourning - And the astonishment of the inhabitants of the land was so great, that they gave a name to it, and called it Abel-Mizraim; that is, the mourning of the Egyptians, (Genesis 1:7-11
Pathros - ‘ Mizraim ’ was generally limited to Lower Egypt, i. They are represented as begotten of Mizraim
Lehabim - LEHABIM , occurring only in Genesis 10:18 (= 1 Chronicles 1:11 ), are descendants of Mizraim, the Egyptian eponym
Naphtuhim - a son, or rather the descendant of a son, of Mizraim, whose proper name is Naphtuch
Ludim - There were two Luds; the one the son of Shem, from whom the Lydians of Asia Minor are supposed to have sprung, and the other the son of Mizraim, whose residence was in Africa
Ham - Mizraim, the Hebrew word for Egypt, was the ancestor of the Egyptians
Atad - ) A trodden space for threshing, beyond Jordan, where Joseph and his brethren and the Egyptian retinue made for seven days "great and very sore lamentation" over the body of Jacob, whence the Canaanites called the place Abel Mizraim, "the mourning of the Egyptians
Ham - The sons of Ham are stated, to have been "Cush and Mizraim and Phut and Canaan
So - The king of Egypt (Mizraim), Hoshea’s correspondence with whom led shortly to the captivity of Israel ( 2 Kings 17:4 )
Caphtor - Sprung from Mizraim (Genesis 10:14), akin to the Philistines who proceeded from the Casluhim, who sprung from Mizraim (Genesis 10:13-14)
Races - Egyptians (Mizraim)
Lud, Ludim - ... On the other hand, Ludim is given as the name of one of the descendants of Mizraim (Egypt) in Genesis 10:13 ( 1 Chronicles 1:11 ) in a list of peoples all undoubtedly African
Phut - advancing northwards, Cush (Ethiopia), Mizraim, Phut (a dependency of Egypt), Canaan (Jeremiah 46:9; Ezekiel 30:5; Nahum 3:9; Isaiah 66:9 where "Phut" should be read for "Pul")
Abel-Mizraim - of Jordan; but Genesis 50:13 plainly shows it was not till after the mourning at Abel-Mizraim that "Jacob's sons carried him into the land of Canaan
Rameses - The Egyptians called themselves "children of Ra" front the earliest times, even "Mizraim" may be from Μis-ra
Egyptians - As far as the name implies, Egypt naturally associates itself with Mizraim; but it is judged that the Egyptians of the times of the most ancient monuments were of the Circasian type, and apparently descended rather from Cush than from Mizraim
Horse - David commenced acquiring chariots ( 2 Samuel 8:4 ), and Solomon greatly added to their numbers, obtaining horses for them from Musri [not Mizraim , ‘Egypt’] in N
Ham - ancestor) of Cush (Ethiopia), Mizraim (See EGYPT), Phut (Libya), and Canaan
Japheth - , the Ethiopians; 'Mizraim,' the people of Egypt; 'Sheba and Dedan,' or certain of the Southern Arabs; and 'Nimrod,' or the ancient people of Babylon, four races between which the latest linguistic researches have established a close affinity" (Rawlinson's Hist
Generation - Also it rightly classifies under the "sons of Ham" Cash (Ethiopians), Mizraim (Egyptians), Sheba and Dedan (certain southern Arabs), and Nimrod (i
Abel - This word enters into the composition of the following five entries: Abel-beth-maachah , Abel-cheramim , Abel-meholah , Abel-Mizraim and Abel-shittim
e'Gypt - --The common name of Egypt in the Bible is "Mizraim
Ham - ) The peoples connected, geographically, with Hâm include Egypt (Mizraim), and the country S
Memphis - Menes (compare Minos in Crete, Genesis 10:6; Bochart makes him Mizraim, and thinks Memphis was called Μezri from him, as the Arabs now call it) its founder dates 2690 B
Philis'Tines - (immigrants ), The origin of the Philistines is nowhere expressly stated in the Bible; but as the prophets describe them as "the Philistines-from Caphtor," ( Amos 9:7 ) and "the remnant of the maritime district of Caphtor" (Jeremiah 47:4 ) it is prima facie probable that they were the Caphtorim which came out of Caphtor" who expelled the Avim from their territory and occupied it; in their place, (2:23) and that these again were the Caphtorim mentioned in the Mosaic genealogical table among the descendants of Mizraim
Division of the Earth - ) The second son of Ham was Misr, or Mizraim. He settled in Egypt, whence the Egyptians were universally styled in Scripture, Mizraim, or Mizraites, in the plural form
Philistia - ) Both came from Mizraim, i
Egypt - But the whole country is generally mentioned under the dual name of Mizraim, "the two Mazors
Genealogy - Mizraim, Ludim, Anamim), names of places (Tarshish, Zidon, Ophir) or of nations (the Jebusite, Amorite, etc
Philistim - or PHILISTINES, a people who are commonly said to have descended from Casluhim, the son of Mizraim or Mizr, who peopled Egypt
Egypt - a country of Africa, called also in the Hebrew Scriptures the land of Mizraim, and the land of Ham; by the Turks and Arabs, Masr and Misr; and by the native Egyptians, Chemi, or the land of Ham. Egypt was first peopled after the deluge by Mizraim, or Mizr, the son of Ham, who is supposed to be the same with Menes, recorded in Egyptian history as the first king
Egypt - In the case of Egypt the peculiarity is, the form is dual, Mizraim, son of Ham (i. )... The Caphtorim sprang from the Mizraim or Egyptians (Genesis 10:13-14; Jeremiah 47:4; Amos 9:7)
Tongues, Confusion of - The ethnological character of the genealogy (Genesis 10) appears in such gentilie forms as Ludim, Jebusite, and geographical and local names as Mizraim, Sidon; as also from the formula "after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations" (Genesis 10:5; Genesis 10:20; Genesis 10:31)
Egypt - The Hebrews called it Mizraim, Genesis 10:6 , and hence it is now called by the Arabs, Mizr
Canaanites - Bryant, "as they were a sister tribe of the Mizraim, resembled them in their rites and religion
Canaan - From Ham came four main races; Cush (Ethiopia), Mizraim (Egypt), Phut (Nubia), and Canaan (originally before Abraham extending from Hamath in the N
Egypt - Some have conjectured that Menes, the founder of Egypt, was identical with Mizraim, a grandson of Noah
Egypt - In Hebrew Mizraim (though really it is Mitsraim )
Israel - Thus the sons of Ham were Cush (Nubia), Mizraim (Egypt), Put (East Africa?), and Canaan