Tahpanhes

Tahpanhes (Tah´puhn-heez)

A town mentioned several times in the book of Jeremiah (Jer 2:16, Jer 43:7-9, Jer 44:1, Jer 46:14). It was known to the Greeks as Daphnai and has been identified with the modern Tell Defenneh, situated on the Nile in the northeast Delta. In about 586 BCE, the prophet Jeremiah and other Jews sought refuge at Tahpanhes from the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar (Jer 43:7; Jer 44:1; Jer 46:14).

Jer 2:16

16Moreover, the people of Memphis and Tahpanhes
have broken the crown of your head.

Jer 43:7-9

7And they came into the land of Egypt, for they did not obey the voice of the Lord. And they arrived at Tahpanhes.8Then the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah in ... View more

Jer 44:1

Denunciation of Persistent Idolatry
1The word that came to Jeremiah for all the Judeans living in the land of Egypt, at Migdol, at Tahpanhes, at Memphis, and in ... View more

Jer 46:14

14Declare in Egypt, and proclaim in Migdol;
proclaim in Memphis and Tahpanhes;
Say, “Take your stations and be ready,
for the sword shall devour those around yo ... View more

Jer 43:7

7And they came into the land of Egypt, for they did not obey the voice of the Lord. And they arrived at Tahpanhes.

Jer 44:1

Denunciation of Persistent Idolatry
1The word that came to Jeremiah for all the Judeans living in the land of Egypt, at Migdol, at Tahpanhes, at Memphis, and in ... View more

Jer 46:14

14Declare in Egypt, and proclaim in Migdol;
proclaim in Memphis and Tahpanhes;
Say, “Take your stations and be ready,
for the sword shall devour those around yo ... View more

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