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A region of the upper Nile (south Egypt) up to the border with Cush (Isa 11:11; Jer 44:1, 15; Ezek 29:14; 30:14). Ezekiel 29:14 refers to “the land of Pathros” as the place of Egyptians’ origin.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Pathros. Region mentioned five times in the Hebrew OT and only in the Prophets (Is 11:11; Jer 44:1, 15; Ez 29:14; 30:14). Each time it occurs in conjunction with a city in lower Egypt (Noph=Memphis or Zoan=Tanis) in connection with Egypt. The Hebrew (Pathros) and the Greek (pathoure) words are borrowings
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Pathros pathʹros [Heb. paṯrôs < Egyp p3-t3-rs[y]—‘the southland’; Gk. gḗ Pathourēs]; PATHRUSIM pathʹrōō-sēm [Heb. paṯrusîm]. A designation of Upper (i.e., southern) Egypt, the Nile Valley area between Memphis (cf. Jer. 44:1), near modern Cairo, and Syene (modern Aswân). It is invariably mentioned
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
PATHROS The region of Upper Egypt, mentioned five times in the Hebrew OT (Is 11:11; Jer 44:1, 15; Ez 29:14; 30:14). Each time it occurs in conjunction with a city in Lower Egypt (Noph = Memphis, or Zoan = Tanis). The Hebrew is Pathros, and the Egyptian is pa to resy (“the Southern Land”). Egyptologists
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Pathros (path´ros), Pathrusim (path-roo-seem´), Upper Egypt, the region south of Memphis and the Nile Delta. There were Israelite exiles in Pathros (Isa. 11:11); Jeremiah and Ezekiel cried out against them, accusing them of having abandoned their homeland and of practicing idolatry (Jer. 44:1, 15; Ezek.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
PATHROS, PATHRUSIM. Classed under Mizraim (Egypt), Gn. 10:14; 1 Ch. 1:12. Pathros is Egyp. p’ t’-rs(y), ‘the Southland’, i.e. Upper Egypt, the long Nile Valley extending N-S between Cairo and Aswan; the name is attested in Assyr. inscriptions as Paturisi. Thus, the terms Mizraim for Egypt, especially
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Pathros (Heb. paṯrôs), PATHRUSIM (paṯrusɩ̂m)Upper Egypt, i.e., the southern part of Egypt (Egyp. pʒ-tʒ-rsy, “southern land”) from just S of Memphis to the first cataract at Syene, to which some of the exiled Israelites fled (Isa. 11:11; Jer. 44:1, 15; Ezek. 30:14). According to Ezek. 29:14 “the land
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Catholic Bible Dictionary
PATHROS (Hebrew, from the Egyptian for “south country”) Upper Egypt, meaning the region south of the Delta. According to the Table of Nations (Gen 10:14), the Pathrusim were descendants of Egypt, the grandson of Noah and the son of Ham. The region was also a destination of Israelites after the fall of
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Path´ros (region of the south), a part of Egypt, and a Mizraite tribe whose people were called Pathrusim. In the list of the Mizraites the Pathrusim occur after the Naphtuhim and before the Casluhim; the latter being followed by the notice of the Philistines and by the Caphtorim. Gen. 10:13, 14; 1 Chron.