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KJV translation of Hebrew architectural term meaning a capital made to stand on top of a pillar (1 Kings 7:16 ) or the base on which the actual capital is placed. In Exodus 36:38 ; Exodus 38:17 ,Exodus 38:17,38:19 ,Exodus 38:19,38:28 KJV translates the Hebrew word for “head” as chapiter, while a different Hebrew term is so translated in 2 Chronicles 3:15 . See Architecture.

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Chapiter'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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