probably another name for Ophir (Jer. 10:9). Some, however, regard it as the name of an Indian colony in Yemen, southern Arabia; others as a place on or near the river Hyphasis (now the Ghana), the south-eastern limit of the Punjaub.
She saw his hosts of beautiful and richly dressed slaves with lavers, dishes, and goblets all made of the gold of uphaz.
The cherubim of the sanctuary had to be made of the gold of uphaz, the finest and purest gold.