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hophra in the Bible

i.e., PHARAOH-HOPHRA (called Apries by the Greek historian Herodotus) king of Egypt (B.C. 591-572) in the time of Zedekiah, king of Judah (Jer. 37:5 44:30; Ezek. 29:6, 7).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • It was ten o'clock when Shaw left the real-estate office in the hophra House block.

    The Real Man Francis Lynde
  • Nitetis is the daughter of hophra, Amasis' dethroned predecessor.

  • hophra, the rightful king of Egypt, was the father of this pearl among women.

  • Apries (hophra), king of Egypt, defeated by Nebuchadnezzar, 313.

  • Behold the child of thy predecessor hophra, the rightful heiress of the Egyptian throne, departing unhindered to a distant land!

  • It was not Cambyses, but Cyrus, who desired the daughter of hophra.

  • So he devised the following plan:—Nitetis, the daughter of the preceding king hophra was the only member of her family remaining.

  • hophra's doom and the desolation of Egypt was first announced, but the fulfillment came years later.

    The Prophet Ezekiel Arno C. Gaebelein
  • Strothers found him in the hophra House bar, and the line of talk he turned loose would have set a wet blanket afire.

    The Real Man Francis Lynde
  • He expected great help from Pharaoh, who was a grandson of Necho, named hophra.

    The Prophet Ezekiel Arno C. Gaebelein

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