New International Version
Also, the men of Memphis and Tahpanhes have cracked your skull.
King James Bible
Also the children of Noph and Tahapanes have broken the crown of thy head.
Darby Bible Translation
Even the children of Noph and Tahapanes have fed on the crown of thy head.
World English Bible
The children also of Memphis and Tahpanhes have broken the crown of your head.
Young's Literal Translation
Also sons of Noph and Tahapanes Consume thee -- the crown of the head!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The children of Noph and Tahapanes - Noph and Tahapanes were two cities of Egypt, otherwise called Memphis and Daphni. It is well known that the good king was defeated by the Egyptians, and slain in battle. Thus was the crown of Judah's head broken.
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About Gad he said: "Blessed is he who enlarges Gad's domain! Gad lives there like a lion, tearing at arm or head.
The officials of Zoan have become fools, the leaders of Memphis are deceived; the cornerstones of her peoples have led Egypt astray.
So they entered Egypt in disobedience to the LORD and went as far as Tahpanhes.
In Tahpanhes the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah:
This word came to Jeremiah concerning all the Jews living in Lower Egypt--in Migdol, Tahpanhes and Memphis--and in Upper Egypt:
"In the shadow of Heshbon the fugitives stand helpless, for a fire has gone out from Heshbon, a blaze from the midst of Sihon; it burns the foreheads of Moab, the skulls of the noisy boasters.
"'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: "'I will destroy the idols and put an end to the images in Memphis. No longer will there be a prince in Egypt, and I will spread fear throughout the land.
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