SIN ():

  • 1. Egyptian city mentioned in Ezek. xxx. 15 et seq.; probably the ancient frontier fortress of Pelusium (so cited in Jerome); the modern Farama or Tine.
  • 2. Desert on the Sinaitic Peninsula, situated "between Elim and Sinai" (Ex. xvi. 1, xvii. 1; Num. xxxiii. 12). It was a camping-place of the Israelites in their wanderings. See also Zin.
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