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Put

also known as: Phut

The name of a man and a place in the Bible…

  1. one of the sons of Ham (Gen. 10:6)

  2. a land or people from among whom came a portion of the mercenary troops of Egypt, Jer. 46:9 (Authorized Version, “Libyans,” but correctly, Revised Version, “Put”); Ezek. 27:10; 30:5 (Authorized Version, “Libya;” Revised Version, “Put”); 38:5; Nahum 3:9