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Strong's #3712 - כִּפָּה

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H3709)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. branch, leaf, frond, palm frond, palm branch

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 746 ‑ ἀρχή (ar‑khay');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (3)
Job 1
Isaiah 2
NAS (6)
Job 2
Isaiah 4
CSB (3)
Job 1
Isaiah 2
BSB (3)
Job 1
Isaiah 2
ESV (3)
Job 1
Isaiah 2
WEB (3)
Job 1
Isaiah 2
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

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)

A) pk (כפ KP) AC: ? CO: Palm AB: ?: Any curved or hollowed out object.

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)

Nf1) epk (כפה KPH) - Palm: The branch of a palm tree. KJV (3): branch - Strongs: H3712 (כִּפָּה)

B) ppk (כפפ KPP) AC: Bow CO: ? AB: ?: A bowing down of the body.

V) ppk (כפפ KPP) - Bow: KJV (5): (vf: Paal, Niphal) bow - Strongs: H3721 (כָּפַף)

C) pka (אכפ AKP) AC: Press CO: ? AB: ?: The placing of the palm on something and pressing down or pushing.

V) pka (אכפ AKP) - Press: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) crave - Strongs: H404 (אָכַף)

Nm) pka (אכפ AKP) - Pressure: KJV (1): hand - Strongs: H405 (אֶכֶף)

H) epk (כפה KPH) AC: Tame CO: ? AB: ?: The bending of the will of an animal.

V) epk (כפה KPH) - Tame: To bend the will of another. KJV (1): (vf: Paal) pacify - Strongs: H3711 (כָּפָה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 כִּמָּה noun feminine branch frond (probably of palm tree, compare כַּף 3 d); — ׳כ Isaiah 9:13; Isaiah 19:15 figurative of nobles, rulers (both opposed to אַגְמוֺן rush, i.e. high and low; "" רֹאשׁ וְזָנָב); with suffix כִּמָּתוֺ Job 15:32 (of wicked under figure of palm-tree).

I. כפר (of following; original meaning dubious, but most probably cover, compare Arabic cover, hide; > RS who thinks of Aramaic כָפַר, Pa`el wash away, rub off whence כֹּפֶרכִּמֶּר of washing away, obliteration of sin: Late Hebrew כִּמֶּר, Aramaic כַּמֵּר and derive.; Arabic an expiation (see RS OTJC 438; 2. 381 Kn on Leviticus 4:20 Ri Begr. Der Sühne We compare 335f. Sm AT Rel. Geschichte. 321 Now Archaeology ii, 192 Dr Deuteronomy 425 Schmoller St,Kr. 1891,205 ff. Lag BN 230 ff.)). ** On original meaning compare now DrHast. DB PROPITIATION; also Assyrian kuppuru, purify (and derivatives takpirtu) Zim KAT 3. 601f. Morgenstern Sin in Babylonian Religion (MVG 1905,3) 44,122.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

כִּפָּה f.

(1)  palm, palm-branch, i.q. כַּף No. 4, the feminine form being often used of inanimate things (Hebr. Gram. § 105, 2). Isaiah 9:13, 19:15, כִּפָּה וְאַגְמוֹן palm and rush, a proverbial expression for great and little things, those which are noble and ignoble.

(2) Generally a branch, Job 15:32.

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List of Word Forms
וְ֝כִפָּת֗וֹ וכפתו כִּפָּ֥ה כפה kip·pāh kipPah kippāh vechippaTo wə·ḵip·pā·ṯōw wəḵippāṯōw
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