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Lexicon :: Strong's H3709 - kap̄

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כַּף
Transliteration
kap̄
Pronunciation
kaf
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1022a

Strong’s Definitions

כַּף kaph, kaf; from H3721; the hollow hand or palm (so of the paw of an animal, of the sole, and even of the bowl of a dish or sling, the handle of a bolt, the leaves of a palm-tree); figuratively, power:—branch, foot, hand((-ful), -dle, (-led)), hollow, middle, palm, paw, power, sole, spoon.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 192x

The KJV translates Strong's H3709 in the following manner: hand (128x), spoon (24x), sole (19x), palm (5x), hollow (3x), handful (2x), apiece (1x), branches (1x), breadth (with H4096) (1x), clouds (1x), miscellaneous (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 192x
The KJV translates Strong's H3709 in the following manner: hand (128x), spoon (24x), sole (19x), palm (5x), hollow (3x), handful (2x), apiece (1x), branches (1x), breadth (with H4096) (1x), clouds (1x), miscellaneous (7x).
  1. palm, hand, sole, palm of the hand, hollow or flat of the hand

    1. palm, hollow or flat of the hand

    2. power

    3. sole (of the foot)

    4. hollow, objects, bending objects, bent objects

      1. of thigh-joint

      2. pan, vessel (as hollow)

      3. hollow (of sling)

      4. hand-shaped branches or fronds (of palm trees)

      5. handles (as bent)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כַּף kaph, kaf; from H3721; the hollow hand or palm (so of the paw of an animal, of the sole, and even of the bowl of a dish or sling, the handle of a bolt, the leaves of a palm-tree); figuratively, power:—branch, foot, hand((-ful), -dle, (-led)), hollow, middle, palm, paw, power, sole, spoon.
STRONGS H3709:
כַּף 192 noun feminine 1 Kings 8:54 hollow, or flat of the hand, palm, sole of foot, pan (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic id., bdb049605 Assyrian kappu, hand, pan, kippatu, hollow; Arabic bdb049606 palm, hand) — absolute כ׳ Job 29:9 +, so read probably also Ezekiel 29:7b for MT כָּתֵף (Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Sm Co, compare Ezekiel 29:7a); כָּ֑ף 2 Kings 11:12 +; more often construct כַּף Genesis 40:11 +; suffix כַּפִּי Judges 12:3, כַּפְּךָ Job 13:31, etc.; in Ezekiel 29:7 read כַּף Qr for כפך Kt (so Ew Hi Sm Co Da); dual כַּפַּיִס Isaiah 49:16 +; construct כַּפֵּי Exodus 29:24 (twice in verse) + 3 times; suffix כַּפַּי Genesis 20:5 +, כַּפָּיו Numbers 24:10 +, כַּפֵּיהֶס Isaiah 59:6 + 2 times, כַּפֵּימוֹ Job 27:23, etc.; plural כַּפּוֹת (especially of soles, and in metaphor senses) absolute Numbers 4:7 +; construct 2 Kings 9:35 +, suffix כַּפֹתָיו Exodus 25:29; Exodus 37:16; —
1.
a. of human beings, hollow or flat of hand, palm, (approximately + 116 times) 2 Kings 4:34 (twice in verse); נָתַן אֵת הַכּוס עַלכּכַּף פ׳ Genesis 40:11, 21 (E), set the cup upon the palm of Pharaoh (compare Genesis 40:11a בְּיָדִי פַּרְעֹה וְכוֹס), similarly Leviticus 8:27 (twice in verse) (P) +; עַל־כַּפּוֹ אֲשֶׁר הַשֶּׁמֶן Leviticus 14:16, 17, 18, 27, 28; as distinguished from wrist and arm, Deuteronomy 25:12; rarely with ידים (always כַּכּוֺת), ידיו כַּפּוֹת שְׁתֵּי1 Samuel 5:4 (of Dagon), הַיָּדַיִם כ׳ 2 Kings 9:35, compare Daniel 10:10; כַּף הַשְּׂמָאלִית Leviticus 14:15, 26; note especially קֶמַח מְלֹא כ׳ 1 Kings 17:12 a handful of meal (literally palmful), compare Ecclesiastes 4:6 (where distinguished from מלא חָפְנַיִם a double fistful; in both these passages of a very small quantity); compare מִן כַּפּוֹ וַיְמַלֵּא Leviticus 9:17 (reference to מְלֹא קֻמְצוֺ Leviticus 2:2; Leviticus 5:12; compare Leviticus 6:8). In Exodus 4:4 (JE), Proverbs 31:19; Ezekiel 21:16; Psalm 129:7, etc., the thought is that of grasping.
b. anthropomorph. of י׳ covering Moses over with his palm, עָלֶיך כַפִּי וְשַׂכֹּתִי Exodus 33:22 (J), and so figurative (with שׁית) Psalm 139:5; withdrawing )הֵסִירׅ his hand Exodus 33:23 (J); removing )הִרְהִּיק ׅ his afficting hand Job 13:21; אוֺר כִּסָּה עַל־כַּפַּיִס Job 36:32, i.e. he (God) hath filled his palms with light.
c. once of animals, עַל־כַּפָּיו הוֹלֵךְ Leviticus 11:27 going upon their palms, i.e. paws (cats, dogs, etc.).
d. phrases are: —
†(1) (הִכָּה כַּף = clap the hands, in applause 2 Kings 11:12 so תָּקַע כ׳ Psalm 47:2, מָחָא כ׳ Isaiah 55:12 (figurative of trees), Psalm 98:8 (figurative of rivers); but especially in scorn, contempt, etc., אֶת־כַּפָּיו סָפַק Numbers 24:10 (J), כַפֵּ֑ימוֹ עָלֵימוֺ יִשְׂפֹּק Job 27:23; so תָּקַע כַּף עלֿ Nahum 3:19, אֶל־ כַפִּי הִכָּה Ezekiel 22:13 (of י׳); absolute, הִכָּה בְכַפְּךָ Ezekiel 6:11 (as מחא יד Ezekiel 25:6), הִכָּה כַּף אֶלכַּֿף Ezekiel 21:19, אֶל־כַּפִּי כַפִּי אַכֶּה Ezekiel 21:22 (of י׳).
†(2) תָּפַשׂ בַּכַּף grasp, seize with the hand Ezekiel 29:7 compare Ezekiel 29:7 (on text see above)
†(3) of hand-grasp as pledge תָּקַעְתָּ כַּפֶּיךָ לַזָּר Proverbs 6:1 (if) thou hast smitten thy palms (given a double hand-grasp), for another (so De; || עָרַבְתָּ לְרֵעֶ֑ךָ); so absolute תקע כף Proverbs 17:18; Proverbs 22:26 (compare תקע ליד Job 17:3).
(4) often of hand spread out in prayer, as sign of longing to receive, with אֶל־ פָּרַשׂ Exodus 9:29, 33 (J), 1 Kings 8:38 = 2 Chronicles 6:29, etc. (see יד Psalm 143:6; Lamentations 1:17 and יָד 1d, above; also פרשׂ, נשׂא, שׁטח).
†(5) שׂים כַּף לְפֶה, in respectful silence, Job 29:9.
†(6) figurative נַפְשִׁי וָאָשִׂימָה בְכַפִּי Judges 12:3 = I have taken my life in my hand (i.e. hazarded it), so 1 Samuel 19:5; 1 Samuel 28:21; Job 13:14 and (without verb) Psalm 119:109.
†(7) נִקְיֹן כ׳ Genesis 20:5 cleanness of palms is figurative for purity of act, compare Psalm 26:6, also Job 9:30; Job 22:30; Psalm 24:4; Psalm 73:13; conversely, בְּכַפָּ֑י (לֹא)חָמָס Job 16:17; 1 Chronicles 12:18; Isaiah 59:6; Jonah 3:8, compare Isaiah 59:3 (so ידים Isaiah 1:15), Job 31:7; Psalm 7:4. — In many cases כַּף is not to be distinguished from יָד; so in phrase יְגִיעַ כ׳ toil of the hands Genesis 31:42; Haggai 1:11; Job 10:3; Psalm 128:2; כ׳ פֹּצַל Psalm 9:17, חֵפֶץ כ׳ Proverbs 31:13; תְּבוּנוֺת כ׳ Psalm 78:72, כ׳ פְּרִי Proverbs 31:16†; compare Micah 7:3.
†2. = power (i.e. grasp) of any one, נתן בכף Judges 6:13 = deliver into the power of, so Jeremiah 12:7, compare בּוֺא בכף Proverbs 6:3; usually הוֺשִׁיעַ, פָּדָה, הִצִּיל etc., with מִכַּף = out of the power of Judges 6:14; 1 Samuel 4:3; 2 Samuel 14:16; 2 Samuel 19:10 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 22:1 (twice in verse) = Psalm 18:1 (title), 2 Kings 16:7 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 20:6 = Isaiah 38:6; Micah 4:10; Jeremiah 15:21; 2 Chronicles 30:6; 32:11; Ezra 8:31; Psalm 71:4 (compare יָד 5g above).
†3. כַּף רַגְלָהּ, etc., = sole of foot, Genesis 8:9 (J), Joshua 3:13; Joshua 4:18 (both J E), 1 Kings 5:17; 2 Kings 19:24 = Isaiah 37:25; Deuteronomy 11:24; Deuteronomy 28:56, 65; Joshua 1:3 (D) Ezekiel 43:7; Malachi 3:21; קָדְקֳדוֺמִכַּף רַגְלוֺ וְעַד 2 Samuel 14:25; Job 2:7, compare Isaiah 1:6 (figurative); ר׳ מִדְרַךְ כ׳ Deuteronomy 2:5 treading-place for the sole of a foot; of the cherubim Ezekiel 1:7, of a calf, (in simile) Ezekiel 1:7., (according to MT; compare however Co).
4. of various hollow, bending or bent objects: —
†a. hollow (i.e. socket), of the thigh-joint, יָרֵךְ כ׳ Genesis 32:26 (twice in verse); Genesis 32:33 (twice in verse).
†c. hollow of sling, 1 Samuel 25:29.
†d. תְּמָרִיס כַּפּוֹת Leviticus 23:40hand-shaped branches (or fronds) of palm-trees.
e. הַמַּנְעוּל כַּפּוֹת Songs 5:5 the (bent) handles of the bolt.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

8:9; 20:5; 20:5; 31:42; 32:26; 40:11; 40:11; 40:11; 40:21

Exodus

4:4; 9:29; 9:33; 25:29; 25:29; 29:24; 33:22; 33:23; 37:16; 37:16

Leviticus

2:2; 5:12; 6:8; 8:27; 9:17; 11:27; 14:15; 14:16; 14:17; 14:18; 14:26; 14:27; 14:28; 23:40

Numbers

4:7; 5:7; 7; 7:14; 24:10; 24:10

Deuteronomy

2:5; 11:24; 25:12; 28:56; 28:65

Joshua

1:3; 3:13; 4:18

Judges

6:13; 6:14; 12:3; 12:3

1 Samuel

4:3; 5:4; 19:5; 25:29; 28:21

2 Samuel

14:16; 14:25; 19:10; 22:1

1 Kings

5:17; 7:50; 8:38; 8:54; 17:12

2 Kings

4:34; 9:35; 9:35; 11:12; 11:12; 16:7; 19:24; 20:6; 25:14

1 Chronicles

12:18

2 Chronicles

4:22; 6:29; 24:14; 30:6; 32:11

Ezra

8:31

Job

2:7; 9:30; 10:3; 13:14; 13:21; 16:17; 17:3; 22:30; 27:23; 27:23; 29:9; 29:9; 31:7; 36:32

Psalms

7:4; 9:17; 18:1; 24:4; 26:6; 47:2; 71:4; 73:13; 78:72; 98:8; 119:109; 128:2; 129:7; 139:5; 143:6

Proverbs

6:1; 6:3; 17:18; 22:26; 31:13; 31:16; 31:19

Ecclesiastes

4:6

Song of Songs

5:5

Isaiah

1:6; 1:15; 37:25; 38:6; 49:16; 55:12; 59:3; 59:6; 59:6

Jeremiah

12:7; 15:21; 52:18; 52:19

Lamentations

1:17

Ezekiel

1:7; 1:7; 6:11; 21:16; 21:19; 21:22; 22:13; 25:6; 29:7; 29:7; 29:7; 29:7; 29:7; 43:7

Daniel

10:10

Jonah

3:8

Micah

4:10; 7:3

Nahum

3:19

Haggai

1:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3709 matches the Hebrew כַּף (kap̄),
which occurs 195 times in 180 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (Gen 8:9–Deu 28:35)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:9 - but the dove found no resting place for the sole H3709 of her foot, so she returned to him into the ark, for the water was on the [fn]surface of all the earth. Then he put out his hand and took her, and brought her into the ark to himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:5 - “Did he not himself say to me, ‘She is my sister’? And she herself said, ‘He is my brother.’ In the integrity of my heart and the innocence of my [fn]hands H3709 I have done this.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:42 - “If the God of my father, the God of Abraham, and the fear of Isaac, had not been for me, surely now you would have sent me away empty-handed. God has seen my affliction and the toil of my hands, H3709 so He rendered judgment last night.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:25 - When he saw that he had not prevailed against him, he touched the socket H3709 of his thigh; so the socket H3709 of Jacob’s thigh was dislocated while he wrestled with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:32 - Therefore, to this day the sons of Israel do not eat the sinew of the hip which is on the socket H3709 of the thigh, because he touched the socket H3709 of Jacob’s thigh in the sinew of the hip.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:11 - “Now Pharaoh’s cup was in my hand; so I took the grapes and squeezed them into Pharaoh’s cup, and I put the cup into Pharaoh’s [fn]hand.” H3709
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:21 - He restored the chief cupbearer to his [fn]office, and he put the cup into Pharaoh’s [fn]hand; H3709
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:4 - But the LORD said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand and grasp it by its tail”—so he stretched out his hand and caught it, and it became a staff in his [fn]hand H3709
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:29 - Moses said to him, “As soon as I go out of the city, I will spread out my [fn]hands H3709 to the LORD; the [fn]thunder will cease and there will be hail no longer, that you may know that the earth is the LORDS.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:33 - So Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh, and spread out his [fn]hands H3709 to the LORD; and the [fn]thunder and the hail ceased, and rain [fn]no longer poured on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:29 - “You shall make its [fn]dishes and its pans H3709 and its jars and its [fn]bowls with which to pour drink offerings; you shall make them of pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:24 - and you shall put [fn]all these [fn]in the [fn]hands H3709 of Aaron and [fn]in the [fn]hands H3709 of his sons, and shall wave them as a wave offering before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:22 - and it will come about, while My glory is passing by, that I will put you in the cleft of the rock and cover you with My hand H3709 until I have passed by.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:23 - “Then I will take My hand H3709 away and you shall see My back, but My face shall not be seen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:16 - He made the utensils which were on the table, its [fn]dishes and its pans H3709 and its [fn]bowls and its jars, with which to pour out drink offerings, of pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:27 - He then put all these on the hands H3709 of Aaron and on the hands H3709 of his sons and presented them as a wave offering before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:28 - Then Moses took them from their hands H3709 and offered them up in smoke on the altar with the burnt offering. They were an ordination offering for a soothing aroma; it was an offering by fire to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:17 - Next he presented the grain offering, and filled his [fn]hand H3709 with some of it and offered it up in smoke on the altar, besides the burnt offering of the morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:27 - ‘Also whatever walks on its paws, H3709 among all the creatures that walk on all fours, are unclean to you; whoever touches their carcasses becomes unclean until evening,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:15 - “The priest shall also take some of the [fn]log of oil, and pour it into his left palm; H3709
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:16 - the priest shall then dip his right-hand finger into the oil that is in his left palm, H3709 and with his finger sprinkle some of the oil seven times before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:17 - “Of the remaining oil which is in his palm, H3709 the priest shall put some on the right ear lobe of the one to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot, on the blood of the guilt offering;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:18 - while the rest of the oil that is in the priest’s palm, H3709 he shall put on the head of the one to be cleansed. So the priest shall make atonement on his behalf before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:26 - “The priest shall also pour some of the oil into his left palm; H3709
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:27 - and with his right-hand finger the priest shall sprinkle some of the oil that is in his left palm H3709 seven times before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:28 - “The priest shall then put some of the oil that is in his palm H3709 on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot, on the place of the blood of the guilt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:29 - “Moreover, the rest of the oil that is in the priest’s palm H3709 he shall put on the head of the one to be cleansed, to make atonement on his behalf before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:40 - ‘Now on the first day you shall take for yourselves the [fn]foliage of beautiful trees, palm branches H3709 and boughs of leafy trees and willows of the brook, and you shall rejoice before the LORD your God for seven days.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:7 - “Over the table of the bread of the Presence they shall also spread a cloth of [fn]blue and put on it the dishes and the pans H3709 and the sacrificial bowls and the jars for the drink offering, and the continual bread shall be on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:18 - ‘The priest shall then have the woman stand before the LORD and let the hair of the woman’s head go loose, and place the grain offering of memorial [fn]in her hands, H3709 which is the grain offering of jealousy, and in the hand of the priest is to be the water of bitterness that brings a curse.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:19 - ‘The priest shall take the ram’s shoulder when it has been boiled, and one unleavened cake out of the basket and one unleavened wafer, and shall put them on the [fn]hands H3709 of the Nazirite after he has shaved his [fn]dedicated hair.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:14 - one gold pan H3709 of ten shekels, full of incense;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:20 - one gold pan H3709 of ten shekels, full of incense;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:26 - one gold pan H3709 of ten shekels, full of incense;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:32 - one gold pan H3709 of ten shekels, full of incense;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:38 - one gold pan H3709 of ten shekels, full of incense;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:44 - one gold pan H3709 of ten shekels, full of incense;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:50 - one gold pan H3709 of ten shekels, full of incense;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:56 - one gold pan H3709 of ten shekels, full of incense;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:62 - one gold pan H3709 of ten shekels, full of incense;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:68 - one gold pan H3709 of ten shekels, full of incense;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:74 - one gold pan H3709 of ten shekels, full of incense;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:80 - one gold pan H3709 of ten shekels, full of incense;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:84 - This was the dedication offering [fn]for the altar from the leaders of Israel [fn]when it was anointed: twelve silver dishes, twelve silver bowls, twelve gold pans, H3709
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:86 - the twelve gold pans, H3709 full of incense, weighing ten shekels apiece, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, all the gold of the pans H3709 120 shekels;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:10 - Then Balak’s anger burned against Balaam, and he struck his [fn]hands H3709 together; and Balak said to Balaam, “I called you to curse my enemies, but behold, you have persisted in blessing them these three times!
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:5 - do not [fn]provoke them, for I will not give you any of their land, even as little as a [fn]footstep H3709 because I have given Mount Seir to Esau as a possession.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:24 - “Every place on which the sole H3709 of your foot treads shall be yours; your border will be from the wilderness to Lebanon, and from the river, the river Euphrates, as far as [fn]the western sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:12 - then you shall cut off her [fn]hand; H3709 [fn]you shall not show pity.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:35 - “The LORD will strike you on the knees and legs with sore boils, from which you cannot be healed, from the sole H3709 of your foot to the crown of your head.

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