tower. (1.) A strongly-fortified place 12 miles from Pelusium, in the north of Egypt (Jer. 44:1;46:14). This word is rendered "tower" in Ezek. 29:10, Ezek. 29: but the margin correctly retains the name Migdol, "from Migdol to Syene;" i.e., from Migdol in the north to Syene in the south, in other words, the whole of Egypt.
(2.) A place mentioned in the passage of the Red Sea (Exo 14:2; Num. 33:7, Num. 33: 8). It is probably to be identified with Bir Suweis, about 2 miles from Suez.