Ark of the Covenant - Bible History Online
Bible History

Fausset's Bible Dictionary


A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z   


Properly Seveneh or Sebennytus in the eastern delta (the Heracleopolis of Manetho, called from Hercules the "local god"), meaning "a key or opening", a Syene Egyptian town. "From Migdol to Syene," i.e. from the fortress near Pelusium on the N. of Suez to Syene in the far S. toward Ethiopia (Ezekiel 29:10; Ezekiel 30:6); not as KJV "from the tower of Syene." The shepherd kings had Syene for their chief city, from whence they are called Sebennyte Pharaohs.

Bibliography Information
Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'syene' Fausset's Bible Dictionary". - Fausset's; 1878.

Copyright Information
© Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Fausset's Bible Dictionary Home
Bible History Online Home


Bible Encyclopedia (ISBE)
Online Bible (KJV)
Naves Topical Bible
Smith's Bible Dictionary
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Schaff's Bible Dictionary
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Matthew Henry Bible Commentary
Hitchcock's Bible Dictionary