Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #07087 - קָפָא
1) to thicken, condense, congeal, settle, become dense (verb)
1a) (Qal) to be condensed
1a1) thickening (participle)
1b) (Hiphil) to cause to curdle
2) congelation (noun masculine)
1431) pq (קפ QP) AC: Condense CO: Sun AB: ?: The pictograph q is a picture of the sun at the horizon, the p is a picture of the mouth. Combined these mean "sun speaks". As the sun travels through the sky it marks (speaks, commands) the times and seasons (see Genesis 1:14) . The condensing of the light at the sun when at the horizons, a condensing of milk into curdles. A going around of the sun from one horizon to the other.
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
קָפָא to contract oneself, to draw oneself together (cogn. to גָּבָא, syn. גָּבַן), specially
(1) to draw up the feet, to sit with the feet drawn up, Zephaniah 1:12 (compare Jeremiah 48:11).
(2) to curdle, to coagulate as milk (see Hiph.); poet. of the water of the sea, Exodus 15:8 [speaking of a literal miracle].
[“Niphal, to be contracted, withdrawn, Zechariah 14:6, כתיב.”]
Hiphil, causat. of No. 2, Job 10:10. (Talmud. id. Arab. and Syr. قَفَّ, ܩܰܦ id.) Hence
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