Places Study on Nophah

Places Study on Nophah

Numbers 21: We have shot at them; Heshbon is perished even unto Dibon, and we have laid them waste even unto Nophah, which reacheth unto Medeba.

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Nophah
Blast, a city of Moab which was occupied by the Amorites (Numbers 21:30 ).

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Nophah
NOPHAH. See Nobah.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Nophah
Numbers 21:30. Mentioned in the Amorites' triumphal song, after recounting the conquest of Heshbon from Moab. Ewald locates Nobah near Heshbon (Numbers 32:35; Numbers 32:42) and identifies Nophah with it.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Nophah
(noh' fuh) Place name meaning, “blast.” Nophah passed from Moabite to Ammonite to Israelite control (Numbers 21:26 ,Numbers 21:26,21:30 ). The REB and RSV by altering one letter of the Hebrew text read “fire spread,” a reading supported by the earliest Greek translation and Samaritan Pentateuch. If Nophah was a place, it is perhaps Nobah (Numbers 32:42 ).



The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Nophah
A city of Israel, originally belonging to the Moabites. (Numbers 21:30) From Naphak, that breathes.

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Nophah - ” Nophah passed from Moabite to Ammonite to Israelite control (Numbers 21:26 ,Numbers 21:26,21:30 ). If Nophah was a place, it is perhaps Nobah (Numbers 32:42 )
no'Pha - A name very similar to Nophah is Nobah, which is twice mentioned. Ewald decides that Nophah is identical with the latter of these
Nophah - Ewald locates Nobah near Heshbon (Numbers 32:35; Numbers 32:42) and identifies Nophah with it
Nobah - reads ‘Nobah which is on the desert,’ instead of ‘ Nophah which reacheth unto Medeba
Sihon - "We ("Israelites") have shot at them, Heshbon is perished even unto Dibon, and we have laid them waste even unto Nophah, with fire even unto Medeba
Perish - In a similar sense Moab is said “to be ruined” or laid waste: “Woe to thee, Moab! Thou art undone [NASB, “ruined”], O people of Chemosh … We have shot at them; Heshbon is perished even unto Dibon, and we have laid them waste even unto Nophah …” (Num