[pahy-thuh m]


one of the two cities built by Israelite slaves in Egypt. Ex. 1:11.

Compare Raamses.
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Historical Examples of pithom

  • And they built for Pharaoh the store-cities, Pithom and Rameses.

    The Children's Bible

    Henry A. Sherman

  • The admiral related what had occurred in the capital since his departure from Pithom.

  • Since then they seemed to have been wandering in the desert between Pithom and the Red Sea.

    Joshua, Complete

    Georg Ebers

  • And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Ramses.'

    Asiatic Breezes

    Oliver Optic

  • Among his enterprises were the cities of Pithom and Raamses in the Delta.

    Archology and the Bible

    George A. Barton