the mouth; the pass of Hiroth

-The place on the west shore of the Red Sea where Pharaoh overtook the Israelites Ex 14:2,9; Nu 33:7,8

Place where the reeds grow (LXX. and Copt. read “farmstead”), the name of a place in Egypt where the children of Israel encamped (Ex. 14:2, 9), how long is uncertain. Some have identified it with Ajrud, a fortress between Etham and Suez. The condition of the Isthmus of Suez at the time of the Exodus […]