11 When the Canaanites(A) who lived there saw the mourning at the threshing floor of Atad, they said, “The Egyptians are holding a solemn ceremony of mourning.”(B) That is why that place near the Jordan is called Abel Mizraim.[a]

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  1. Genesis 50:11 Abel Mizraim means mourning of the Egyptians.