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Lexicon :: Strong's H3715 - kᵊp̄îr

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1025a,1025d

Strong’s Definitions

כְּפִיר kᵉphîyr, kef-eer'; from H3722; a village (as covered in by walls); also a young lion (perhaps as covered with a mane):—(young) lion, village. Compare H3723.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's H3715 in the following manner: lion (30x), villages (1x), young (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's H3715 in the following manner: lion (30x), villages (1x), young (1x).
  1. young lion

  2. village

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כְּפִיר kᵉphîyr, kef-eer'; from H3722; a village (as covered in by walls); also a young lion (perhaps as covered with a mane):—(young) lion, village. Compare H3723.
STRONGS H3715: Abbreviations
כְּפִיר noun masculine young lion; — כ׳ Judges 14:5 + 16 times; plural כְּפִרִים Jeremiah 2:15 + 3 times; כְּפִירִים Zechariah 11:3 + 7 times; suffix כְּפִירַיִךְ Nahum 2:14; כְּפִירֶיהָ Ezekiel 38:13 (Co reads כנעניה); — literal אֲרָיוֺת כ׳ Judges 14:5 young lion of lions; Amos 3:4; Psalm 17:12. It differs from whelp גּוּר Ezekiel 19:2, 3 as old enough to hunt its prey, Jeremiah 25:38; Isaiah 11:6; Zechariah 11:3; Psalm 104:21; in simile of roar of hostile army Isaiah 5:29 ׅ || (לָבִיא compare Jeremiah 51:38 ׅ || (גּוֺרֵי אריות; similie of י׳'s invincible might Isaiah 31:4 ׅ || (אַרְיֵה; of Israel among the nations, Micah 5:7; of Assyrian princes Nahum 2:12; of prince of Israel Ezekiel 19:5, 6; other cases are: || לָבִיא Job 38:39; || שַׁחַל Hosea 5:14; Psalm 91:13; Job 4:10; of bloodthirsty enemies Psalm 34:11; Psalm 35:17; Psalm 58:7; Jeremiah 2:15; גוים כ׳ Ezekiel 32:2, of young warriors Nahum 2:14; Ezekiel 38:13 (?; see Co above); righteous compared with, Proverbs 28:1; king's wrath like roaring of, Proverbs 19:12; Proverbs 20:2; of one of faces of cherubim Ezekiel 41:19.

כְּפִירִים Nehemiah 6:2, probably = foregoing H3716 (Greek Version of the LXX and others appellative noun = villages).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


14:5; 14:5




4:10; 38:39


17:12; 34:11; 35:17; 58:7; 91:13; 104:21


19:12; 20:2; 28:1


5:29; 11:6; 31:4


2:15; 2:15; 25:38; 51:38


19:2; 19:3; 19:5; 19:6; 32:2; 38:13; 38:13; 41:19










11:3; 11:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3715 matches the Hebrew כְּפִיר (kᵊp̄îr),
which occurs 32 times in 32 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:5 - Then went Samson down, and his father and his mother, to Timnath, and came to the vineyards of Timnath: and, behold, a young H3715 lion roared against him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:2 - That Sanballat and Geshem sent unto me, saying, Come, let us meet together in some one of the villages H3715 in the plain of Ono. But they thought to do me mischief.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:10 - The roaring of the lion, and the voice of the fierce lion, and the teeth of the young lions, H3715 are broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:39 - Wilt thou hunt the prey for the lion? or fill the appetite of the young lions, H3715
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:12 - Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion H3715 lurking in secret places.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:10 - The young lions H3715 do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:17 - Lord, how long wilt thou look on? rescue my soul from their destructions, my darling from the lions. H3715
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:6 - Break their teeth, O God, in their mouth: break out the great teeth of the young lions, H3715 O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:13 - Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion H3715 and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:21 - The young lions H3715 roar after their prey, and seek their meat from God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:12 - The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; H3715 but his favour is as dew upon the grass.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:2 - The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: H3715 whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:1 - The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion. H3715
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:29 - Their roaring shall be like a lion, they shall roar like young lions: H3715 yea, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:6 - The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion H3715 and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 31:4 - For thus hath the LORD spoken unto me, Like as the lion and the young lion H3715 roaring on his prey, when a multitude of shepherds is called forth against him, he will not be afraid of their voice, nor abase himself for the noise of them: so shall the LORD of hosts come down to fight for mount Zion, and for the hill thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:15 - The young lions H3715 roared upon him, and yelled, and they made his land waste: his cities are burned without inhabitant.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:38 - He hath forsaken his covert, as the lion: H3715 for their land is desolate because of the fierceness of the oppressor, and because of his fierce anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:38 - They shall roar together like lions: H3715 they shall yell as lions' whelps.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:2 - And say, What is thy mother? A lioness: she lay down among lions, she nourished her whelps among young lions. H3715
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:3 - And she brought up one of her whelps: it became a young lion, H3715 and it learned to catch the prey; it devoured men.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:5 - Now when she saw that she had waited, and her hope was lost, then she took another of her whelps, and made him a young lion. H3715
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:6 - And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion, H3715 and learned to catch the prey, and devoured men.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:2 - Son of man, take up a lamentation for Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say unto him, Thou art like a young lion H3715 of the nations, and thou art as a whale in the seas: and thou camest forth with thy rivers, and troubledst the waters with thy feet, and fouledst their rivers.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:13 - Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions H3715 thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come to take a spoil? hast thou gathered thy company to take a prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take a great spoil?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 41:19 - So that the face of a man was toward the palm tree on the one side, and the face of a young lion H3715 toward the palm tree on the other side: it was made through all the house round about.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:14 - For I will be unto Ephraim as a lion, and as a young lion H3715 to the house of Judah: I, even I, will tear and go away; I will take away, and none shall rescue him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:4 - Will a lion roar in the forest, when he hath no prey? will a young lion H3715 cry out of his den, if he have taken nothing?
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:8 - And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the Gentiles in the midst of many people as a lion among the beasts of the forest, as a young lion H3715 among the flocks of sheep: who, if he go through, both treadeth down, and teareth in pieces, and none can deliver.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:11 - Where is the dwelling of the lions, and the feedingplace of the young lions, H3715 where the lion, even the old lion, walked, and the lion's whelp, and none made them afraid?
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:13 - Behold, I am against thee, saith the LORD of hosts, and I will burn her chariots in the smoke, and the sword shall devour thy young lions: H3715 and I will cut off thy prey from the earth, and the voice of thy messengers shall no more be heard.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:3 - There is a voice of the howling of the shepherds; for their glory is spoiled: a voice of the roaring of young lions; H3715 for the pride of Jordan is spoiled.
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