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Nophah

NOPHAH (nō'fa, Heb. nōphâh). A city of Moab (Num.21.30), site unknown.


NOPHAH nō’ fə (נֹ֔פַח). A city of Moab, menmentioned only in Numbers 21:30 (KJV, RSVmg.). The RSV has “fire spread.” The text is evidently corrupt.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A city mentioned only in Nu 21:30 (see Nobah). Septuagint reads: kai hai gunaikes eti prosexekausan pur epi Moab, "and the women besides (yet) kindled a fire at (against) Moab." The text has evidently suffered corruption.