Pelusium (Pi-loo´see-uhm)

The Greek name for the “stronghold of Egypt,” which, according to (Ezek 30:15), is one of the places destroyed by the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar. Some older English translations render “Pelusium” by a transliteration of the Egyptian word for fortress, Sin. Pelusium was an important stronghold protecting Egypt’s northeast frontier. Pelusium has been identified with modern Tell Farama.

Ezek 30:15

15I will pour my wrath upon Pelusium,
the stronghold of Egypt,
and cut off the hordes of Thebes.

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