Definition of Tophet in English:


Line breaks: To¦phet
Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊfɪt


  • A term for hell.
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    • Now it is good for nothing, but to cumber the ground, and furnish fuel for Tophet.


late Middle English: from Hebrew tōp̱eṯ, the name of a place in the Valley of Hinnom near Jerusalem used for idolatrous worship, including the sacrifice of children (see Jer. 19:6), and later for burning refuse.

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