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Strong's #3670 - כָּנַף

Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
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1) (Niphal) to be put or thrust in or into a corner, be hidden from view, be cornered, be thrust aside

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KJV (1)
Isaiah 1
NAS (1)
Isaiah 1
HCS (1)
Isaiah 1
BSB (1)
Isaiah 1
ESV (1)
Isaiah 1
WEB (1)
Isaiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2269) pnk (כנפ KNP) AC: Hide CO: Wing AB: ?: The mother bird hides its young in her wings. [from: nk- gathering]

V) pnk (כנפ KNP) - Hide: As hidden in the wings of a bird. KJV (1): (vf: Niphal) corner - Strongs: H3670 (כָּנַף)

Nf) pnk (כנפ KNP) - Wing: Also the wings of a garment. KJV (108): wing, skirt, border, corner, end, feathered, sort - Strongs: H3671 (כָּנָף)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [כָּנַף] verb denominative from כָּנָף 2 only

Niph`al be cornered, thrust into a corner, or aside; — Imperfect 3 masculine singular וְלֹא יִכָּנֵף עוֺד מוֺרֶי֔ךָ Isaiah 30:20 and no more shall thy teachers be thrust into a corner (compare Di); > others, who render hide themselves, (compare Arabic enclose, guard, but this rather for protection).

כנר (possibly √ of following; meaning unknown).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

כָּנַף [unused in Kal], i.q. Arabic كنف to cover, to cover over; whence כָּנָף a covering, a wing. (Comp. the root עוּף.)

Niphal, to cover over oneself, to hide oneself away, Isaiah 30:20, לֹא־יִבָּנֵף עוֹד מוֹרֶיךָ “thy teachers shall no more hide themselves,” i.e. they shall be able to appear in public, without being any more troubled by persecutors. So Abulwalid, and Yarchi; see my Comment. Hence

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List of Word Forms
יִכָּנֵ֥ף יכנף yik·kā·nêp̄ yikkaNef yikkānêp̄
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