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Strong's #3731 - כַּפְתֹּר

Transliteration
Kaphtôr
Phonetics
kaf-tore', kaf-tore'
Origin
apparently the same as (H3730)
Parts of Speech
proper locative noun
TWOT
1028
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. Caphtor = "a crown"
    1. the original home of the Philistines, perhaps on the southwest coast of Asia Minor, maybe in Egypt or close by, or more probably on the island of Crete
    2. (TWOT) the island of Crete, homeland or staging area of the Philistines

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
ASV (3)
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Amos 1
BSB (3)
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Amos 1
CSB (2)
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Amos 1
ESV (3)
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Amos 1
KJV (3)
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Amos 1
LEB (3)
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Amos 1
LSB (3)
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Amos 1
N95 (3)
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Amos 1
NAS (3)
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Amos 1
NLT (0)
The World English Bible
did not use
this Strong's Number
WEB (3)
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Amos 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. כַּפְתּוֺרכַּפְתֹּר proper name, of a territory probably Crete, so Ew Kiep Di Genesis 10:14 Gie Jeremiah 47:4 and others; compare A. J. Evans Cretan Pictographs (1895), 100 ff.; (> ᵐ5. Syriac Version. ᵑ9ᵑ7. Cappadocia, certainly wrong; Mich Cyprus; Eb AgM 127 ff. and others the coast of the Nile-Delta; WMM As.Eu.387f. Philistines, originally pirates from southwest coast of Asia Minor, and the Aegean islands); — כַּפְתּוֺר Amos 9:7 (original home of Philistines), כַּפְתֹּר Deuteronomy 2:23 (home of Caphtorim, see below); שְׁאֵרִית אִי כַּפְתֹּר Jeremiah 47:4 the rest of the coast-land of Caphtor. — See also כְּרֵתִי below


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List of Word Forms
כַפְתּֽוֹר׃ כפתור׃ מִכַּפְתּ֔וֹר מִכַּפְתּ֖וֹר מכפתור chafTor ḵap̄·tō·wr ḵap̄tōwr mik·kap̄·tō·wr mikkafTor mikkap̄tōwr
 
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