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Lexicon :: Strong's H3727 - kapōreṯ

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כַּפֹּרֶת
Transliteration
kapōreṯ
Pronunciation
kap-po'-reth
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1023c

Strong’s Definitions

כַּפֹּרֶת kappôreth, kap-po'-reth; from H3722; a lid (used only of the cover of the sacred Ark):—mercy seat.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's H3727 in the following manner: mercy seat (26x), mercy seatward (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's H3727 in the following manner: mercy seat (26x), mercy seatward (1x).
  1. mercy-seat, place of atonement

    1. the golden plate of propitiation on which the High Priest sprinkled the seat 7 times on the Day of Atonement symbolically reconciling Jehovah and His chosen people

      1. the slab of gold on top of the ark of the covenant which measured 2.5 by 1.5 cubits; on it and part of it were the two golden cherubim facing each other whose outstretched wings came together above and constituted the throne of God

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כַּפֹּרֶת kappôreth, kap-po'-reth; from H3722; a lid (used only of the cover of the sacred Ark):—mercy seat.
STRONGS H3727:
כַּפֹּרֶת noun propitiatory, late technical word from כּפר cover over sin: the older explanation cover, lid has no justification in usage; Greek Version of the LXX ιλαστήριον; only P: Exodus 25:17, 18, 19, 20 (twice in verse); Exodus 25:21, 22; Exodus 26:34; Exodus 30:6; Exodus 31:7; Exodus 35:12; Exodus 37:6, 7, 8, 9 (twice in verse); Exodus 39:35; Exodus 40:20; Leviticus 16:2 (twice in verse); Leviticus 16:13, 14 (twice in verse); Leviticus 16:15 (twice in verse); Numbers 7:89, and 1 Chronicles 28:11; it was a slab of gold 2 1/2 cubits x 1 1/2 cubits placed on top of the ark of the testimony. On it, and a part of it, were two golden cherubim facing each other, whose outstretched wings came together above and constituted the throne of Yahweh. When the high priest entered the Holy of Holies on the day of atonement it was necessary that this highest place of atonement should be enveloped in a cloud of incense. The blood of the sin-offering of the atonement was then sprinkled on the face of and seven times before it. The temple proper, as distinguished from porch etc., was called בֵּית הַכּ׳ 1 Chronicles 28:11.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

25:17; 25:18; 25:19; 25:20; 25:21; 25:22; 26:34; 30:6; 31:7; 35:12; 37:6; 37:7; 37:8; 37:9; 39:35; 40:20

Leviticus

16:2; 16:13; 16:14; 16:15

Numbers

7:89

1 Chronicles

28:11; 28:11

H3727

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3727 matches the Hebrew כַּפֹּרֶת (kapōreṯ),
which occurs 27 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:17 - “And you shall make [fn]an atoning H3727 cover H3727 of pure gold, [fn]two and a half cubits [fn]long and one and a half cubits [fn]wide.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:18 - “You shall make two cherubim of gold; make them of hammered work [fn]at the two ends of the atoning H3727 cover H3727.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:19 - “Make one cherub [fn]at one end and one cherub [fn]at the other end; you shall make the cherubim of one piece [fn]with the atoning H3727 cover H3727 at its two ends.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:20 - “And the cherubim shall have their wings spread upward, covering the atoning H3727 cover H3727 with their wings and [fn]facing one another; the faces of the cherubim are to be turned toward the atoning H3727 cover H3727.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:21 - “Then you shall put the atoning H3727 cover H3727 [fn]on top of the ark, and in the ark you shall put the testimony which I will give to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:22 - “There I will meet with you; and from above the atoning H3727 cover H3727, from between the two cherubim which are upon the ark of the testimony, I will speak to you about [fn]every commandment that I will give you for the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:34 - “You shall put the [fn]atoning H3727 cover H3727 on the ark of the testimony in the Most Holy Place.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:6 - “You shall put [fn]this altar in front of the veil that is [fn]near the ark of the testimony, in front of the [fn]atoning H3727 cover H3727 that is over the ark of the testimony, where I will meet with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:7 - the tent of meeting, the ark of testimony, the [fn]atoning H3727 cover H3727 that is on it, and all the furniture of the tent,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:12 - the ark and its poles, the [fn]atoning H3727 cover H3727, and the covering curtain;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:6 - He also made [fn]an atoning H3727 cover H3727 of pure gold, two and a half cubits [fn]long and one and a half cubits [fn]wide.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:7 - And he made two cherubim of gold; he made them of hammered work [fn]at the two ends of the atoning H3727 cover H3727:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:8 - one cherub [fn]at the one end and one cherub [fn]at the other end; he made the cherubim of one piece with the atoning H3727 cover H3727 [fn]at the two ends.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:9 - And the cherubim had their wings spread upward, covering the atoning H3727 cover H3727 with their wings, with their faces toward each other; the faces of the cherubim were toward the atoning H3727 cover H3727.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:35 - the ark of the testimony, its poles, and the [fn]atoning H3727 cover H3727;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:20 - Then he took the testimony and put it into the ark, and [fn]attached the poles to the ark, and put the [fn]atoning H3727 cover H3727 [fn]on top of the ark.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:2 - The LORD said to Moses:
“Tell your brother Aaron that he shall not enter at [fn]any time into the Holy Place inside the veil, before the [fn]atoning H3727 cover H3727 which is on the ark, or he will die; for I will appear in the cloud over the [fn]atoning H3727 cover H3727.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:13 - “He shall put the incense on the fire before the LORD, so that the cloud of incense may cover the atoning H3727 cover H3727 that is on the ark of the testimony, otherwise he will die.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:14 - “Moreover, he shall take some of the blood of the bull and sprinkle it with his finger on the atoning H3727 cover H3727 on the east side; also in front of the atoning H3727 cover H3727 he shall sprinkle some of the blood with his finger seven times.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:15 - “Then he shall slaughter the goat of the sin offering, which is for the people, and bring its blood inside the veil and do with its blood as he did with the blood of the bull, and sprinkle it on the atoning H3727 cover H3727 and in front of the atoning H3727 cover H3727.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:89 - Now when Moses entered the tent of meeting to speak with Him, he heard the voice speaking to him from above the [fn]atoning H3727 cover H3727 that was on the ark of the testimony, from between the two [fn]cherubim; so He spoke to him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:11 - Then David gave to his son Solomon the plan of the porch of the temple, its buildings, its storehouses, its upper rooms, its inner rooms, and the room for the [fn]atoning H3727 cover H3727;

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