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Lexicon :: Strong's H3730 - kap̄tôr

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כַּפְתּוֹר
Transliteration
kap̄tôr
Pronunciation
kaf-tore'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from an unused root meaning to encircle
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1029

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: כפתור (Strongs and Gesenius) כפתר (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

כַּפְתֹּר kaphtôr, kaf-tore'; or (Amos 9:1) כַּפְתּוֹר kaphtôwr; probably from an unused root meaning to encircle; a chaplet; but used only in an architectonic sense, i.e. the capital of a column, or a wreath-like button or disk on the candelabrum:—knop, (upper) lintel.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H3730 in the following manner: knop (16x), lintel (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H3730 in the following manner: knop (16x), lintel (2x).
  1. bulb, knob, capital, capital of a pillar

    1. knob, bulb (as ornament)

    2. capital (of a pillar)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כַּפְתֹּר kaphtôr, kaf-tore'; or (Amos 9:1) כַּפְתּוֹר kaphtôwr; probably from an unused root meaning to encircle; a chaplet; but used only in an architectonic sense, i.e. the capital of a column, or a wreath-like button or disk on the candelabrum:—knop, (upper) lintel.
STRONGS H3730:
† I. כַּפְתּוֺר כַּפְתֹּר noun masculine 1. capital, 2. knob, bulb (2. perhaps earlier meaning; HoffmZAW iii. (1883), 124, compare Syriac bdb049906 pear (LöwNo. 153), from shape); —
1. כַּפְתּוֺר Amos 9:1 capital of pillar; so plural suffix כַּפְתֹּרֶיהָ Zephaniah 2:14.
2. כַּפְתֹּר, knob or bulb, ornament on the golden lamp-stand in tabernacle; Greek Version of the LXX σφαιρωτήρ, JosArchaeology iii, 6, 7 ρὁΐσκος small pomegranate; Vulgate. sphaerula:Exodus 25:33 (twice in verse); Exodus 25:35 (3 times in verse) = Exodus 37:19 (twice in verse); Exodus 37:21 (3 times in verse); suffix כַּפְתֹּרֶיהָ Exodus 25:31, 34 = Exodus 37:17, 20, כַּפְתֹּרֵיהֶם Exodus 25:36 = Exodus 37:22 (all P).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

25:31; 25:33; 25:34; 25:35; 25:36; 37:17; 37:19; 37:20; 37:21; 37:22

Amos

9:1

Zephaniah

2:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3730 matches the Hebrew כַּפְתּוֹר (kap̄tôr),
which occurs 18 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:31 - And thou shalt make a candlestick of pure gold: of beaten work shall the candlestick be made: his shaft, and his branches, his bowls, his knops, H3730 and his flowers, shall be of the same.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:33 - Three bowls made like unto almonds, with a knop H3730 and a flower in one branch; and three bowls made like almonds in the other branch, with a knop H3730 and a flower: so in the six branches that come out of the candlestick.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:34 - And in the candlestick shall be four bowls made like unto almonds, with their knops H3730 and their flowers.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:35 - And there shall be a knop H3730 under two branches of the same, and a knop H3730 under two branches of the same, and a knop H3730 under two branches of the same, according to the six branches that proceed out of the candlestick.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:36 - Their knops H3730 and their branches shall be of the same: all it shall be one beaten work of pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:17 - And he made the candlestick of pure gold: of beaten work made he the candlestick; his shaft, and his branch, his bowls, his knops, H3730 and his flowers, were of the same:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:19 - Three bowls made after the fashion of almonds in one branch, a knop H3730 and a flower; and three bowls made like almonds in another branch, a knop H3730 and a flower: so throughout the six branches going out of the candlestick.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:20 - And in the candlestick were four bowls made like almonds, his knops, H3730 and his flowers:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:21 - And a knop H3730 under two branches of the same, and a knop H3730 under two branches of the same, and a knop H3730 under two branches of the same, according to the six branches going out of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:22 - Their knops H3730 and their branches were of the same: all of it was one beaten work of pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:1 - I saw the Lord standing upon the altar: and he said, Smite the lintel of the door, H3730 that the posts may shake: and cut them in the head, all of them; and I will slay the last of them with the sword: he that fleeth of them shall not flee away, and he that escapeth of them shall not be delivered.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:14 - And flocks shall lie down in the midst of her, all the beasts of the nations: both the cormorant and the bittern shall lodge in the upper lintels H3730 of it; their voice shall sing in the windows; desolation shall be in the thresholds: for he shall uncover the cedar work.

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