Jeremiah 2:16
Good News Translation
Yes, the people of Memphis and Tahpanhes have cracked his skull.

Contemporary English Version
Soldiers from the Egyptian towns of Memphis and Tahpanhes have cracked your skulls.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The children also of Memphis, and of Taphnes have defloured thee, even to the crown of the head.

New American Bible
Yes, the people of Memphis and Tahpanhes shave the crown of your head.

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The children also of Memphis, and of Taphnes have defloured thee, even to the crown of the head.

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2 Kings 18:21 Dost thou trust in Egypt a staff of a broken reed, upon which if a man lean, it will break and go into his hand, and pierce it? so is Pharao, king of Egypt, to all that trust in him.

2 Kings 23:33 And Pharao Nechao bound him at Rebla, which is in the land of Emath, that he should not reign in Jerusalem: and he set a fine upon the land, of a hundred talents of silver, and a talent of gold.

Isaiah 30:1-6 Woe to you, apostate children, saith the Lord, that you would take counsel, and not of me: and would begin a web, and not by my spirit, that you might add sin upon sin: . . .

Isaiah 31:1-3 Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help, trusting in horses, and putting their confidence in chariots, because they are many: and in horsemen, because they are very strong: and have not trusted in the Holy One of Israel, and have not sought after the Lord. . . .

Noph

Jeremiah 46:14,19 Declare ye to Egypt, and publish it in Magdal, and let it be known in Memphis, and in Taphnis: say ye: Stand up, and prepare thyself: for the sword shall devour all round about thee. . . .

Isaiah 19:13 The princes of Tanis are become fools, the princes of Memphis are gone astray, they have deceived Egypt, the stay of the people thereof.

Ezekiel 30:13,16 Thus saith the Lord God: I will also destroy the idols, and I will make an end of the idols of Memphis: and there shall: be no more a prince of the land of Egypt and I will cause a terror in the land of Egypt. . . .

Tahapanes

Jeremiah 43:7-9 And they went into the land of Egypt, for they obeyed not the voice of the Lord: and they came as far as Taphnis. . . .

Jeremiah 44:1 The word that came to Jeremiah, concerning all the Jews that dwelt in the land of Egypt, dwelling in Magdal, and in Taphnis, and in Memphis, and in the land of Phatures, saying:

Jeremiah 46:14 Declare ye to Egypt, and publish it in Magdal, and let it be known in Memphis, and in Taphnis: say ye: Stand up, and prepare thyself: for the sword shall devour all round about thee.

have broken the crown.

Deuteronomy 33:20 And to Gad he said: Blessed be Gad in his breadth: he hath rested as a lion, and hath seized upon the arm and the top of the head.

Isaiah 1:6,7 From the sole of the foot unto the top of the head, there is no soundness therein: wounds and bruises and swelling sores: they are not bound up, nor dressed, nor fomented with oil. . . .

Isaiah 8:8 And shall pass through Juda, overflowing, and going over shall reach even to the neck. And the stretching out of his wings shall fill the breadth of thy, land, O Emmanuel.

Context
The Consequences of Israel's Sin
15The lions have roared upon him, and have made a noise, they have made his land a wilderness: his cities are burnt down, and there is none to dwell in them. 16The children also of Memphis, and of Taphnes have defloured thee, even to the crown of the head.17Hath not this been done to thee, because thou hast forsaken the Lord thy God at that time, when he led thee by the way?…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 33:20
And to Gad he said: Blessed be Gad in his breadth: he hath rested as a lion, and hath seized upon the arm and the top of the head.

Isaiah 19:13
The princes of Tanis are become fools, the princes of Memphis are gone astray, they have deceived Egypt, the stay of the people thereof.

Jeremiah 43:7
And they went into the land of Egypt, for they obeyed not the voice of the Lord: and they came as far as Taphnis.

Jeremiah 43:8
And the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah in Taphnis, saying:

Jeremiah 44:1
The word that came to Jeremiah, concerning all the Jews that dwelt in the land of Egypt, dwelling in Magdal, and in Taphnis, and in Memphis, and in the land of Phatures, saying:

Jeremiah 48:45
They that fled from the snare stood in the shadow of Hesebon: but there came a fire out of Hesebon, and a flame out of the midst of Seon, and it shall devour part of Moab, and the crown of the head of the children of tumult.

Ezekiel 30:13
Thus saith the Lord God: I will also destroy the idols, and I will make an end of the idols of Memphis: and there shall: be no more a prince of the land of Egypt and I will cause a terror in the land of Egypt.

Hosea 9:6
For behold they are gone because of destruction: Egypt shall gather them together, Memphis shall bury them: nettles shall inherit their beloved silver, the bur shall be in their tabernacles.

Additional Translations
The men of Memphis and Tahpanhes have shaved the crown of your head.Also the children of Noph and Tahapanes have broken the crown of your head.

The children also of Memphis and Tahpanhes have broken the crown of thy head.

Also the children of Memphis and Taphnas have known thee, and mocked thee.

Even the children of Noph and Tahapanes have fed on the crown of thy head.

The children also of Noph and Tahpanhes have broken the crown of thy head.

Also the children of Noph and Tahapanes have broken the crown of thy head.

The children also of Memphis and Tahpanhes have broken the crown of your head.

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