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Pithom

Pithom [N] [E] [H]

(the city of justice ), one of the store-cites Israelites for the first oppressor, the Pharaoh "which knew not Joseph." ( Exodus 1:11 ) It is probably the Patumus of Herodotus (ii. 1 159), a town on the borders of Egypt, nest which Necho constructed a canal from the Nile to the Arabian Gulf.


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Pithom'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.