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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3768 - כַּרְפַּס

Word Origin
of foreign origin
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) cotton or fine linen

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1039 ‑ βύσσινος (boos'‑see‑nos);  
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

3030) xprk (כרפס KRPS) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) xprk (כרפס KRPS) - Green: KJV (1): green - Strongs: H3768 (כַּרְפַּס)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 כַּרְמַּס noun masculine cotton (or fine linen (loan-word from Sanskrit karpâsa, cotton, Persian fine linen; hence also κάρπασος, carbasus, Arabic Talmud כָּרְמְּסָא; compare Lag Arm. Stud. § 1148); — וּתְכֵלֶת׳חוּר כ Esther 1:6 (ᵐ5 καρπασίνοις): compare Cels. Hierob. ii. 157 ff.


verb √ of following (Late Hebrew כִּרְכֵּר use circumlocution; ᵑ7. plural כִּרְכְּרָן dances; Arabic return, repeat, attack anew, advance and retreat; id.; II. whirl about; originally perhaps move around, then surround, enclose, recur, etc.; Ethiopic turn a mill, only participle; see rotate, revolve, roll, and derivatives Di838f.); — only

Pilpel, Participle מְכַרְכֵּר dancing (literally whirling) 2 Samuel 6:14,16 ("" מְפַזֵּז).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

כַּרְפַּס fine, white linen, or cotton cloth, Esther 1:6 Arab. كُرْفُسُ, Pers. كرباس, Gr. κάρπασος, Lat. carbasus, a species of fine linen, or flax, which is mentioned by classic writers as being produced in the East and in India, Sanscr. karpâsa, cotton; see Celsii Hierobot. t. ii. page 157.

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כַּרְפַּ֣ס כרפס kar·pas karpas
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the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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