Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3711 - כָּפָה
1) (Qal) to sooth, subdue, pacify
1247) pk (כפ KP) AC: Press CO: Palm AB: Tame: The pictograph k is a picture of the palm of the hand, the p is a picture of an open mouth. Combined these mean "palm open". The curved shape of the open palm. (eng: cap - as a bowl shaped covering; cuff - as at the palm)
Nf) pk (כפ KP) - Palm: Also the sole of the feet or other palm shaped object such as a spoon. KJV (193): hand, spoon, sole, palm, hollow, handful, apiece, branch, cloud - Strongs: H3709 (כַּף), H3710 (כֵּף)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
כָּפָה to bend, to bow to depress [kindred to כָּפַף], hence to tame, to subdue; Chald. and Talmud. כפא to bow down, to depress, to overcome, to turn away; Arab. كفأ to turn away, to turn aside; Proverbs 21:14, מַתָּן בַּסֵּתֶר יִכְפֶּה אַף “a gift in secret tameth wrath;” LXX. ἀνατρέπει ὀργάς; and so the Syriac version. On the other hand, Sym. σβέσει ὀργήν; Vulg. extinguit iras; comp. כָּבָה to extinguish.
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