=Tahpanhes=Tehaphnehes, (called “Daphne” by the Greeks, now Tell Defenneh), an ancient Egyptian city, on the Tanitic branch of the Nile, about 16 miles from Pelusium. The Jews from Jerusalem fled to this place after the death of Gedaliah (q.v.), and settled there for a time (Jer. 2:16; 43:7; 44:1; 46:14). A platform of brick-work, which there is every reason to believe was the pavement at the entry of Pharaoh’s palace, has been discovered at this place. “Here,” says the discoverer, Mr. Petrie, “the ceremony described by Jeremiah [43:8-10; “brick-kiln”, i.e., pavement of brick] took place before the chiefs of the fugitives assembled on the platform, and here Nebuchadnezzar spread his royal pavilion” (R.V., “brickwork”).
noun, Middle Eastern Cookery. 1. a paste made of ground sesame seeds. noun 1. a paste made from sesame seeds originating in the Middle East, often used as an ingredient of hummus and other dips
noun 1. the principal island of the Society Islands, in the S Pacific. 402 sq. mi. (1041 sq. km). Capital: Papeete. noun 1. an island in the S Pacific, in the Windward group of the Society Islands: the largest and most important island in French Polynesia; became a French protectorate in 1842 and a colony […]
adjective 1. of or relating to Tahiti, its inhabitants, or their language. noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Tahiti. 3. the Polynesian language of Tahiti. adjective 1. of or relating to Tahiti or its inhabitants noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Tahiti
noun 1. a member of a North American Indian people inhabiting NW British Columbia 2. the language of this people, belonging to the Athapascan group of the Na-Dene phylum