Extended from Syene on the frontier of Egypt southward to the neighborhood of Khartoum, at the junction of the Blue and White Nile. It included the modern Nubia, with the states to the south, and perhaps part of Abyssinia (Gen. 2:13; Num. 12:1; 2 Kgs. 19:9; Isa. 18:1; Jer. 13:23; Acts 8:27).