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(theebess) The capital of Egypt's Upper Kingdom for most of its history (about 2000-661 B.C.). The city waned only during the brief Hyksos period (about 1750-1550 B.C.). Thebes (called No in KJV) was the center of worship for the god Amon, a chief deity in Egyptian religion. Majestic temples remain as monuments to the city's dedication to Amon. See Egypt .

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Thebes'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​t/thebes.html. 1991.
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