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Tahpanhes
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Tahpanhes
Tahpanhes (תַחְפַנְחֵס‎, thachphanches). An Egyptian city in the eastern region of the Nile Delta. A significant location in the aftermath of the fall of Jerusalem in the book of Jeremiah.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Tahpanhes (Place)
TAHPANHES (PLACE) [Heb taḥpanhēs (תַּחְפַּנְהֵס)]. An Egyptian outpost in the E Delta of Egypt bordering Sinai, and one of several outposts along the route through Sinai into Palestine and N Arabia. The Hebrew consonantal spelling reflects the Egyptian T-ḥ (t)- (n.t)-p-nḥsy meaning “the Fortress
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Tahpanhes
Tahpanhes. Important Egyptian center in the eastern Delta. Listed with Memphis (kjv Noph) among Israel’s enemies (Jer 2:16, kjv Tahapanes) it is the place to which Jews fled after the murder of Gedaliah in 586 bc. when Jeremiah was taken to Egypt (43:7–9; 44:1; 46:14). Ezekiel prophesied doom against
Tahapanes
Tahapanes. kjv alternate spelling of Tahpanhes, an Egyptian city, in Jeremiah 2:16.See Tahpanhes.
Tehaphnehes
Tehaphnehes. Alternate spelling of Tahpanhes, an Egyptian city, in Ezekiel 30:18.See Tahpanhes.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tahpanhes
Tahpanhes tä̀pən-hēz [Heb. taḥpanḥēs (Jer. 43:7–9; 44:1; 46:14; Q 2:16 [K taḥpenēs]); Gk. Taphnas]; AV also TAHAPANES (Jer. 2:16), TAPHNES (Jth. 1:9); TEHAPHNEHES tə-haf̀nə-hēz [Heb. teḥap̱neḥēs] (Ezk. 30:18); NEB TAHPANHES. An ancient Egyptian city in the northeast Delta, identified
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Tahpanhes
TAHPANHES Important Egyptian center in the eastern Delta. Listed with Memphis among Israel’s enemies (Jer 2:16), it is the place to which Jews fled after the murder of Gedaliah in 586 bc when Jeremiah was taken to Egypt (43:7–9; 44:1; 46:14). Ezekiel prophesied doom against this city (alternately spelled
Tahapanes
TAHAPANES* kjv alternate spelling of Tahpanhes, an Egyptian city, in Jeremiah 2:16. See Tahpanhes.
Tehaphnehes
TEHAPHNEHES* Alternate spelling of Tahpanhes, an Egyptian city, in Ezekiel 30:18. See Tahpanhes.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Tahpanhes
Tahpanhes (tah´puhn-heez), a town mentioned several times in the book of Jeremiah (2:16; 43:7–9; 44:1; 46:14). It was known to the Greeks as Daphnai and has been identified with the modern Tell Defenneh, situated on the Pelusiac branch of the Nile in the northeast Delta. According to Herodotus (History
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Tahpanhes
TAHPANHES. Tahpanhes is found in Jer 43:7, 8, 9; 44:1, 46:14; Tahapanes, in Jer 2:16; Tehaphnehes, in Ezk 30:18. An Egyptian city located in the Delta, ESE of Tanis. It was the Gr. Daphnai (Herodotus II, 30) and today is known as Tell Defenneh, “mound of the grave-diggers.” The Judean remnant fled to
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Tahpanhes
TAHPANHES. An important Egyptian settlement in the E Delta, named with Migdol, Noph (Memphis), etc. (Je. 2:16; 44:1; 46:14; Ezk. 30:18 as Tehaphnehes), to which certain Jews fled c. 586 bc, taking thither the prophet Jeremiah (Je. 43). The same consonantal spelling Tḥpnḥs recurs in a Phoen. papyrus
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Tahpanhes
Tahpanhes (Heb. taḥpanḥēs; Egyp. tʒ-ḥ[t]-[n.t]-pʒ-nḥsy)An Egyptian outpost bordering Sinai, identified with classical Daphnae (Herodotus Hist. 2.30), modern Tell Defneh near Lake Manzaleh in the northeast Delta. The Hebrew form transcribes the Egyptian, which means “the fortress of Penhase.” (Penhase
Tehaphnehes
Tehaphnehes (Heb. tĕḥap̱nĕḥēs)Alternate name of the Egyptian outpost Tahpanhes (Ezek. 30:18).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Tahpanhes
Tahpanhes [täˊpə nēz] (Heb. taḥpanḥēs; Egyp. TƷ-ḥ[t]-[n.t]-pƷ-nḥsy “fortress of Penhase”). A city on Egypt’s eastern border at the Nile Delta, modern Tell Defneh ca. 43 km. (27 mi.) south-southwest of Port Said. After the murder of Gedaliah, governor of Judah following the fall of Jerusalem
Tehaphnehes
Tehaphnehes [tə hăfˊnə hēz] (Heb. teḥap̱neḥēs). Alternate name of the Egyptian city Tahpanhes (Ezek. 30:18).
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Tehaphenehes
TEHAPHENEHES A city in lower Egypt, on the Pelusiac branch of the Nile Delta, on the caravan route leading to Palestine and Mesopotamia, known as Daphneh to the classical writers. In this city Baal-Zephon, the god of seafarers, was worshipped. In the days of Jeremiah it was a strong city (Jer. 2:16;
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Tahpanhes
TAHPANHES A settlement in the eastern Nile Delta of Egypt (Jer 2:16, 46:14; Ezek 30:18), probably the modern Tell ed-Defenna. After the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 b.c., a band of surviving Jews fled to Tahpanhes, taking Jeremiah with them (Jer 43:7–9; 44:1). At Tahpanhes, Jeremiah was commanded
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