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Lexicon :: Strong's H5297 - nōp̄

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
A variation of מֹף (H4644)
Strong’s Definitions

נֹף Nôph, nofe; a variation of H4644; Noph, the capital of Upper Egypt:—Noph.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H5297 in the following manner: Noph (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H5297 in the following manner: Noph (7x).
  1. Noph = "presentability"

    1. another name for 'Memphis' the capital city of Egypt

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נֹף Nôph, nofe; a variation of H4644; Noph, the capital of Upper Egypt:—Noph.
STRONGS H5297: Abbreviations
נֹף Isaiah 19:13; Jeremiah 2:16; Jeremiah 44:1; Jeremiah 46:14, Jeremiah 46:19; Ezekiel 30:13, and יוֺמָם וְנֹף צָרֵי Ezekiel 30:16 (without clear meaning, probably text error Siegf in Kau Greek Version of the LXX (apparently) וְנָפֹצוּ מֵימֵיהֶם and their waters shall be disperesed (compare [H4996 Nahum 3:8]); Co חומותיה ונפרצו and its walls shall be torn down); נֹף also [H4996 Ezekiel 30:15] (for MT נא) Greek Version of the LXX Co.

This is a portion of the full BDB entry H4644.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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2:16; 44:1; 46:14; 46:19


30:13; 30:16


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Strong's Number H5297 matches the Hebrew נֹף (nōp̄),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:13 - The officials of [fn]Zoan have turned out to be fools,
The officials of Memphis H5297 are deluded;
Those who are the cornerstone of her tribes
Have [fn]led Egypt astray.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:16 - “Also the [fn]men of Memphis H5297 and Tahpanhes
Have [fn]shaved your head.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:1 - The word that came to Jeremiah for all the Jews living in the land of Egypt, those who were living in Migdol, Tahpanhes, Memphis H5297, and the land of Pathros, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:14 - “Declare in Egypt and proclaim in Migdol,
Proclaim also in Memphis H5297 and Tahpanhes;
Say, ‘Take your stand and get yourself ready,
For the sword has devoured those around you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:19 - “Make your baggage ready for exile,
Daughter living in Egypt,
For Memphis H5297 will become a desolation;
It will be destroyed and [fn]deprived of inhabitants.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:13 - ‘This is what the Lord GOD says:
“I will also destroy the idols
And make the [fn]images cease from [fn]Memphis H5297.
And there will no longer be a prince in the land of Egypt;
And I will put fear in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:16 - “I will set a fire in Egypt;
[fn]Sin will writhe in anguish,
[fn]Thebes will be breached
And [fn]Memphis H5297 will have [fn]distresses daily.
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