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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 - “Then you shall make a lampstand of pure gold. The lampstand and its base and its shaft are to be made of hammered work; its cups, its [fn]bulbs H3730 and its flowers shall be of one piece with it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:33 - “Three cups shall be shaped like almond blossoms in the one branch, a [fn]bulb H3730 and a flower, and three cups shaped like almond blossoms in the [fn]other branch, a [fn]bulb H3730 and a flower—so for six branches going out from the lampstand;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:34 - and in the lampstand four cups shaped like almond blossoms, its [fn]bulbs H3730 and its flowers.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:35 - “A [fn]bulb H3730 shall be under the first pair of branches coming out of it, and a [fn]bulb H3730 under the second pair of branches coming out of it, and a [fn]bulb H3730 under the third pair of branches coming out of it, for the six branches coming out of the lampstand.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:36 - “Their [fn]bulbs H3730 and their branches shall be of one piece with it; all of it shall be one piece of hammered work of pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:17 - Then he made the lampstand of pure gold. He made the lampstand of hammered work, its base and its shaft; its cups, its [fn]bulbs H3730 and its flowers were of one piece with it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:19 - three cups shaped like almond blossoms, a [fn]bulb H3730 and a flower in one branch, and three cups shaped like almond blossoms, a [fn]bulb H3730 and a flower in the other branch—so for the six branches going out of the lampstand.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:20 - In the lampstand there were four cups shaped like almond blossoms, its [fn]bulbs H3730 and its flowers;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:21 - and a [fn]bulb H3730 was under the first pair of branches coming out of it, and a [fn]bulb H3730 under the second pair of branches coming out of it, and a [fn]bulb H3730 under the third pair of branches coming out of it, for the six branches coming out of the lampstand.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:22 - Their [fn]bulbs H3730 and their branches were of one piece with it; the whole of it was a single hammered work of pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:1 - I saw the Lord standing beside the altar, and He said,
“Smite the capitals H3730 so that the thresholds will shake,
And break them on the heads of them all!
Then I will slay the rest of them with the sword;
They will not have a fugitive who will flee,
Or a refugee who will escape.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:14 - Flocks will lie down in her midst,
[fn]All beasts which range in herds;
Both the [fn]pelican and the hedgehog
Will lodge in [fn]the tops H3730 of her pillars; H3730
[fn]Birds will sing in the window,
Desolation will be on the threshold;
For He has laid bare the cedar work.

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