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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3724 - כֹּפֶר
V) rpk (כפר KPR) - Cover: KJV (102): (vf: Paal, Hitpael, Pual, Piel) atonement, purge, reconcile, forgive, purge, pacify, mercy, cleanse, disannul, appease, put, pardon, pitch - Strongs: H3722 (כָּפַר)
bm) ripk (כפיר KPYR) - I. Village:A village is a community outside of the city walls and covered with protection from the city. II. Young lion:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (32): lion, village, young - Strongs: H3715 (כְּפִיר)
gm) rpfk (כופר KWPR) - I. Covering:A covering such as pitch or a monetary covering such as a bribe or ransom. II. Village:A village is a community outside of the city walls and covered with protection from the city. KJV (19): ransom, satisfaction, bribe, camphire, pitch, village - Strongs: H3723 (כָּפָר), H3724 (כֹּפֶר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) i.q. כָּפָר a village, hamlet, 1 Samuel 6:18.
(2) pitch, so called from its being overspread, or overlaid; compare the root No. 2, Genesis 6:14. (Aram. ܟܘܽܦܪܐ and Arab. كَفْرُ id.)
(3) cypress, Gr. κύπρος, a shrub, or small tree, with whitish odoriferous flowers, growing in clusters; Arab. حِنَّاءُ, حِنَّأَةُ Lawsonia inermis, Linn., so called in Hebrew, as has been well suggested by Joh. Simonis, from a powder being made of its leaves with which, when mixed with water, women in the East smear over their nails, so as to make them of a red colour for the sake of ornament; Song of Solomon 1:14, אֶשְׁכֹּל הַכֹּפֶר a bunch of cypress; pl. כְּפָרִים Song of Solomon 4:13 compare O. Celsii Hierobot. t. i. p. 222; Oedmann, Verm. Sammlungen aus der Naturkunde, fasc. i. cap. 7.
(4) λύτρον, price of expiation, or redemption; Exodus 21:30, 30:12, כֹּפֶר נַפְשׁוֹ “the redemption-price of his life;” Isaiah 43:3, כָּפְרְךָ “the price at which thou wast redeemed.”
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