[ mer-nep-tah, mer-nep-tah ]
/ ˈmɛr nɛpˌtɑ, mərˈnɛp tɑ /


king of ancient Egypt c1225–c1215 b.c. (son of Ramses II).
Also Meneptah. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for merneptah

  • Merneptah in the fifth year of his reign set up a hymn of victory on a pillar in a temple erected by his father, Ramses II.

    Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
  • Ramses II and his son, Merneptah, kept the great empire intact by their indomitable energy and efficient organization.

    Biblical Geography and History|Charles Foster Kent