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Strong's #3730 - כַּפְתֹּר

kaf-tore', kaf-tore'
Root Word (Etymology)
probably from an unused root meaning to encircle
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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1) bulb, knob, capital, capital of a pillar

1a) knob, bulb (as ornament)

1b) capital (of a pillar)

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (18)
Exodus 16
Amos 1
Zephaniah 1
NAS (19)
Exodus 16
Amos 1
Zephaniah 2
CSB (18)
Exodus 16
Amos 1
Zephaniah 1
BSB (18)
Exodus 16
Amos 1
Zephaniah 1
ESV (2)
Amos 1
Zephaniah 1
WEB (18)
Exodus 16
Amos 1
Zephaniah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

3025) rtpk (כפתר KPTR) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?

cm ) rftpk (כפתור KPTWR) - Knob: An ornamental knob. KJV (18): knop, lintel - Strongs: H3730 (כַּפְתֹּר)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. כַּפְתּוֺרכַּפְתֹּר noun masculine

1 capital,

2 knob, bulb (

2 perhaps earlier meaning; Hoffm ZAW iii. (1883), 124, compare Syriac pear (Löw No. 153), from shape); —

1 כַּפְתּוֺר Amos 9:1 capital of pillar; so plural suffix כַּפְתֹּרֶיהָ Zephaniah 2:14.

2כַּפְתֹּר, knob or bulb, ornament on the golden lamp-stand in tabernacle; ᵐ5 σφαιρωτήρ, Jos Archaeology iii, 6,7 ρὁΐσκος small pomegranate; ᵑ9. sphaerula:Exodus 25:33 (twice in verse); Exodus 25:35 (3t. in verse) = Exodus 37:19 (twice in verse); Exodus 37:21 (3t. in verse); suffix כַּפְתֹּרֶיהָ Exodus 25:31,34 = Exodus 37:17,20, כַּפְתֹּרֵיהֶם Exodus 25:36 = Exodus 37:22 (all P).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
List of Word Forms
בְּכַפְתֹּרֶ֖יהָ בכפתריה הַכַּפְתּ֜וֹר הכפתור וְכַפְתֹּ֕ר וְכַפְתֹּ֡ר וְכַפְתֹּר֙ וכפתר כַּפְתֹּ֣ר כַּפְתֹּרֵיהֶ֥ם כַּפְתֹּרֶ֖יהָ כַּפְתֹּרֶ֥יהָ כפתר כפתריה כפתריהם bə·ḵap̄·tō·re·hā bechaftoReiha bəḵap̄tōrehā hak·kap̄·tō·wr hakkafTor hakkap̄tōwr kafTor kaftoReiha kaftoreiHem kap̄·tō·re·hā kap̄·tō·rê·hem kap̄·tōr kap̄tōr kap̄tōrehā kap̄tōrêhem vechafTor wə·ḵap̄·tōr wəḵap̄tōr
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