Store cities which the Israelites built for the Egyptians (Exodus 1:11). (see PITHOM.) Towns in which the treasures of the kings of Judah were kept were so designated (1 Chronicles 27:25).
The houses or magazines built for the safe keeping of treasure and valuable articles of any kind (Ezra 5:17; 7:20; Nehemiah 10:38; Dan. 1:2).