the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #3712 - כִּפָּה
1) branch, leaf, frond, palm frond, palm branch
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 Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
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.
(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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