Pi-beseth (Pi-bee´sith)

A city in the Delta in Egypt. (Ezek 30:17) includes it as part of the prophet’s oracle against Egypt. Known in Greek as Bubastis, it is modern Tell Basta on an eastern branch of the delta flow. Its name reflects its identification with the Egyptian cat goddess, Bastet.

Ezek 30:17

17The young men of On and of Pi-beseth shall fall by the sword;
and the cities themselves shall go into captivity.

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