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Pathrusites

PATHRUSITES, PATHRUSIM (Heb. pathrūsî, an inhabitant of Pathros). Egyptians who, it is believed, came from Pathros, Egypt (see Pathros). They are descended from Mizraim (Gen.10.13-Gen.10.14; 1Chr.1.11-1Chr.1.12).


PATHRUSIM pə thrōō’ zĭm (פַּתְרֻסִ֞ים, an inhabitant of Pathros). The people of Pathros, in Upper Egypt. The word is found only in ethnographic lists of Genesis 10:14 and 1 Chronicles 1:12.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

path-roo’-sim, path-ru’-sim (pathruci, "an inhabitant of Pathros"; Septuagint hoi Patrosonieim): The branch of the Egyptians who came from PATHROS (which see). They are represented as begotten of Mizraim, "Mizraim begat Zudim. .... and Pathrusim" (Ge 10:13 f; 1Ch 1:11 f).