PHARAOH (riinn; (13apcm;), which the Old Testament often uses as if it were a proper name, applicable to any king of Egypt, though sometimes such a distinguishing name as liophra (Apries; Jer. xliv. 30) or Necholi (Nekos) (2 Kings xxiii. 29) is added, is really an Egy-ptian title of the monarch (Pefaa or Phuro), often found on the monu-ments. Apart from Hophra and Necho the Biblical Pha,raohs cannot, in the present ,state of Hebrew and Egyptian chronology,. be identified with any certainty-.