hill; mound, the long, narrow, rounded promontory on the southern slope of the temple hill, between the Tyropoeon and the Kedron valley (2 Chr. 27:3; 33:14; Neh. 3:26, 27). It was surrounded by a separate wall, and was occupied by the Nethinim after the Captivity. This wall has been discovered by the engineers of the Palestine Exploration Fund at the south-eastern angle of the temple area. It is 4 feet below the present surface. In 2 Kings 5:24 this word is translated “tower” (R.V., “hill”), denoting probably some eminence near Elisha’s house.
[oh-feel-yuh] /oʊˈfil yə/ noun 1. a female given name. fem. proper name, from Greek opheleia “help, aid,” from ophelein “to help, aid, assist,” ophelos “advantage, help,” from PIE root *obhel- “to avail” (cf. Armenian avelum).
[uh-fel-teez] /əˈfɛl tiz/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. the son of King Lycurgus of Nemea who was killed in infancy by a serpent and in whose memory the Nemean games were held.
[of-i-klahyd] /ˈɒf ɪˌklaɪd/ noun 1. a musical wind instrument, a development of the old wooden serpent, consisting of a conical metal tube bent double. /ˈɒfɪˌklaɪd/ noun 1. (music) an obsolete keyed wind instrument of bass pitch
ophiasis o·phi·a·sis (ō-fī’ə-sĭs) n. Alopecia areata in which the loss of hair occurs in bands partially or completely encircling the head.