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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #6971 - קֹף

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

1) ape

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
n-cmp 1
n-cmp 1
n-cmp 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1431) pq (קפ QP) AC: Condense CO: Sun AB: ?: The pictograph q is a picture of the sun at the horizon, the p is a picture of the mouth. Combined these mean "sun speaks". As the sun travels through the sky it marks (speaks, commands) the times and seasons (see Genesis 1:14) . The condensing of the light at the sun when at the horizons, a condensing of milk into curdles. A going around of the sun from one horizon to the other.

E) apq (קפא QPA) AC: ? CO: Curdle AB: ?: The condensing of milk into a cheese.

V) apq (קפא QPA) - Curdle: To condense together. KJV (5): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Participle) congeal, settle, curdle, dark - Strongs: H7087 (קָפָא)

J) pfq (קופ QWP) AC: ? CO: Sun AB: ?: A going around of the sun from one horizon to the other.

Nm) pfq (קופ QWP) - Ape: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (2): ape - Strongs: H6971 (קֹף)

if1) epfqt (תקופה TQWPH) - Circle: The circle of the sun around the earth usually in reference to a time. KJV (4): end, circuit, about - Strongs: H8622 (תְּקֻפָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [קוֺף] noun [masculine] ape, so Vrss, ᵐ5 πίθηκοι (omitted by ᵐ5 B in Kings) (foreign word; probably = Sanskrit kapi, id.; Egyptian as loan-word gôfë WMM As.u.Eur.95, gi'f Erman ZMG xlvi (1892), 121; Greek κῆβος, κῆπος is of Egyptian origin according to Lewy Fremdw. 6); — plural קֹפִים 1 Kings 10:22 = קוֺפִים 2 Chronicles 9:21, brought to Solomon [from southeast] by Phoenician fleet; compare Arabic proverb 'donum regionis Jemen simiae sunt,' Frey Provv.iii.3160.

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List of Word Forms
וְקֹפִ֖ים וְקוֹפִ֖ים וקופים וקפים vekoFim wə·qō·p̄îm wə·qō·w·p̄îm wəqōp̄îm wəqōwp̄îm
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the Week of Proper 15 / Ordinary 20
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