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People's Dictionary of the Bible

Tahpanhes

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Tahpanhes (täh'pan-hçz). A city on the Tanitic branch of the Nile, in lower Egypt, and called Tahapanes and Tehaphnehes, Ezekiel 30:18; possibly the Hanes of Isaiah 30:4; Jeremiah 2:16; Jeremiah 43:7-9; Jeremiah 44:1; Jeremiah 46:14. Jeremiah, after the murder of Gedaliah, was taken to this place, and Pharaoh had a palace built or restored there, made of bricks In a brick-kiln. The children of Noph (Memphis) and of Tahpanhes are used to represent the entire body of the Egyptians. Jeremiah 2:16. It is identical with the Daphne of the Greeks. The site of Tahpanhes was discovered by M. Naville, and the palace of Psammetichus I. found.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Tahpanhes'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/rpd/t/tahpanhes.html. 1893.

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