Pi-hahiroth (Pi´huh-hi´roth)

A town mentioned in (Exod 14:2, Exod 14:9) as an Israelite stopping place on the route from Egypt (Num 33:7). Its associations with Baal-zephon and Migdol suggest an eastern Nile Delta location, but the site is not precisely known.

Exod 14:2

2“Tell the Israelites to turn back and camp in front of Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, in front of Baal-zephon; you shall camp opposite it, by the sea ... View more

Exod 14:9

9The Egyptians pursued them, all Pharaoh's horses and chariots, his chariot drivers and his army; they overtook them camped by the sea, by Pi-hahiroth, in front ... View more

Num 33:7

7They set out from Etham, and turned back to Pi-hahiroth, which faces Baal-zephon; and they camped before Migdol.

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