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Bible Cities : Noph
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Noph in Easton's Bible Dictionary the Hebrew name of an Egyptian city (Isa. 19:13; Jer.2:16; 44:1; 46:14, 19; Ezek. 30:13, 16). In Hos. 9:6 the Hebrew name is Moph, and is translated "Memphis," which is its Greek and Latin form. It was one of the most ancient and important cities of Egypt, and stood a little to the south of the modern Cairo, on the western bank of the Nile. It was the capital of Lower Egypt. Among the ruins found at this place is a colossal statue of Rameses the Great. (See MEMPHIS -T0002478.)

Noph in Fausset's Bible Dictionary (See MEMPHIS.) In Egypt (Isaiah 19:13; Jeremiah 2:16; Ezekiel 30:13; Ezekiel 30:16; Hosea 9:6).

Noph in Hitchcock's Bible Names honeycomb; anything that distills or drops

Noph in Naves Topical Bible A city of Egypt Jer 2:16 -Prophecy against Jews in Jer 44 -Prophecies against Isa 19:13; Jer 46:13-19; Eze 30:13-16

Noph in Smiths Bible Dictionary [MEMPHIS]

Noph in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE nof (noph; in Hos 9:6 moph): A name for the Egyptian city Memphis (so the Septuagint), hence, thus rendered in the Revised Version (British and American) (Isa 19:13; Jer 2:16; 44:1; Ezek 30:13,16).

Noph Scripture - Ezekiel 30:13 Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will also destroy the idols, and I will cause [their] images to cease out of Noph; and there shall be no more a prince of the land of Egypt: and I will put a fear in the land of Egypt.

Noph Scripture - Ezekiel 30:16 And I will set fire in Egypt: Sin shall have great pain, and No shall be rent asunder, and Noph [shall have] distresses daily.

Noph Scripture - Isaiah 19:13 The princes of Zoan are become fools, the princes of Noph are deceived; they have also seduced Egypt, [even they that are] the stay of the tribes thereof.

Noph Scripture - Jeremiah 2:16 Also the children of Noph and Tahapanes have broken the crown of thy head.

Noph Scripture - Jeremiah 44:1 The word that came to Jeremiah concerning all the Jews which dwell in the land of Egypt, which dwell at Migdol, and at Tahpanhes, and at Noph, and in the country of Pathros, saying,

Noph Scripture - Jeremiah 46:14 Declare ye in Egypt, and publish in Migdol, and publish in Noph and in Tahpanhes: say ye, Stand fast, and prepare thee; for the sword shall devour round about thee.

Noph Scripture - Jeremiah 46:19 O thou daughter dwelling in Egypt, furnish thyself to go into captivity: for Noph shall be waste and desolate without an inhabitant.