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also known as: Phut

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

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

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