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Origin of the name OUAPHRIS.
Etymology of the name OUAPHRIS.
Meaning of the baby name OUAPHRIS.


OUAPHRIS (Οὐάφρις).  Manetho's Greek form of Hebrew Hophra ("of the sun"), from Egyptian Uahprahet ("the sun enlarges his heart"). (The American Cyclopaedia, Ripley-Dana, v.1, 1883; Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature, McClintock, v.4, 1894).

    Pharaoh-hophra (the Uahbra of the Egyptian monuments, the Ouaphris of Manetho, and the Apries of Herodotus) was the fourth king of the twenty-sixth dynasty.  He reigned nineteen years, from B.C. 589 to 570.  He was a warrior, and appears to have conquered the combined fleets of Cyprus and of Sidon in a sea fight.  He failed at last in an attack on the Greek colony of Cyrene.  His army, in consequence, revolted; he was captured, confined, and ultimately put to death. (The Sunday School Teacher's Bible Manual, Hunter, 1894).


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