the Hebrew name of an Egyptian city (Isa. 19:13; Jer.2:16; 44:1; 46:14, 19; Ezek. 30:13, 16). In Hos. 9:6 the Hebrew name is Moph, and is translated "Memphis," which is its Greek and Latin form. It was one of the most ancient and important cities of Egypt, and stood a little to the south of the modern Cairo, on the western bank of the Nile. It was the capital of Lower Egypt. Among the ruins found at this place is a colossal statue of Rameses the Great. (See MEMPHIS.)
Yea, the sons of noph and Tahpan(h)es, they did bruise thee on the crown.
The "princes of noph" received them with the greatest favour, and assigned them the highest position in the state.
I will destroy the idols, and cause the images to cease out of noph (Memphis).
“noph” (Memphis) “shall be waste and desolate,” saith Jeremiah; a prediction literally fulfilled.
The Queens and the "princes of noph" reposed in smaller pyramids beside the Kings.