was a place located in Ancient Egypt
. It is mentioned the Bible
, in the Book of Jeremiah
, chapter 44:1 and 15, Book of Isaiah
11: 11; Book of Ezekiel
29: 14; 30: 14. It is associated with Upper Egypt
The name is said to mean "mouthful of dough" and "persuasion of ruin," but more likely is a Hebraization of the Egyptian pɜ tɜ-rsy "the southern land."