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Noph

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The Hebrew name of an Egyptian city (Isaiah 19:13; (Isaiah 44:1; 46:14,19; Ezekiel 30:13,16 ). In Hosea 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 .)

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Noph'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/n/noph.html. 1897.

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