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.)
blast, a city of Moab which was occupied by the Amorites (Num. 21:30).
- No picnic
noun phrase A difficult or trying experience; a hard time or task: While the ground crew didn’t exactly have to carry me onto the plane kicking and screaming, it was no picnic/ It’s no picnic, teaching people to play (1888+) Difficult, no fun, as in Recovering from abdominal surgery is no picnic. This expression, alluding […]
[noh-pleys] /ˈnoʊˌpleɪs/ adverb 1. .
n. also noplace, “place which does not exist,” 1929, from no + place (n.).