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Lexicon :: Strong's H3731 - kap̄tôr

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כַּפְתּוֹר
Transliteration
kap̄tôr
Pronunciation
kaf-tore'
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently the same as כַּפְתּוֹר (H3730)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1028

Variant Spellings

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

Strong’s Definitions

כַּפְתֹּר Kaphtôr, kaf-tore'; or (Amos 9:7) כַּפְתּוֹר Kaphtôwr; apparently the same as H3730; Caphtor (i.e. a wreath-shaped island), the original seat of the Philistines:—Caphtor.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H3731 in the following manner: Caphtor (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H3731 in the following manner: Caphtor (3x).
  1. Caphtor = "a crown"

    1. the original home of the Philistines, perhaps on the southwest coast of Asia Minor, maybe in Egypt or close by, or more probably on the island of Crete

    2. (TWOT) the island of Crete, homeland or staging area of the Philistines

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כַּפְתֹּר Kaphtôr, kaf-tore'; or (Amos 9:7) כַּפְתּוֹר Kaphtôwr; apparently the same as H3730; Caphtor (i.e. a wreath-shaped island), the original seat of the Philistines:—Caphtor.
STRONGS H3731:
† II. כַּפְתּוֺר כַּפְתֹּר proper name, of a territory probably Crete, so Ew Kiep DiGenesis 10:14 GieJeremiah 47:4 and others; compare A. J. EvansCretan Pictographs (1895), 100 ff.; (> Greek Version of the LXX. Syriac Version. Vulgate Targum. Cappadocia, certainly wrong; Mich Cyprus; EbAgM 127 ff. and others the coast of the Nile-Delta; WMMAs.Eu.387 f. Philistines, originally pirates from southwest coast of Asia Minor, and the Aegean islands); — כַּפְתּוֺר Amos 9:7 (original home of Philistines), כַּפְתֹּר Deuteronomy 2:23 (home of Caphtorim, see below); שְׁאֵרִית אִי כַּפְתֹּר Jeremiah 47:4 the rest of the coast-land of Caphtor. — See also H3774 כְּרֵתִי.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

10:14

Deuteronomy

2:23

Jeremiah

47:4; 47:4

Amos

9:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3731 matches the Hebrew כַּפְתּוֹר (kap̄tôr),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:23 - And the Avims which dwelt in Hazerim, even unto Azzah, the Caphtorims, which came forth out of Caphtor, H3731 destroyed them, and dwelt in their stead.)
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:4 - Because of the day that cometh to spoil all the Philistines, and to cut off from Tyrus and Zidon every helper that remaineth: for the LORD will spoil the Philistines, the remnant of the country of Caphtor. H3731
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:7 - Are ye not as children of the Ethiopians unto me, O children of Israel? saith the LORD. Have not I brought up Israel out of the land of Egypt? and the Philistines from Caphtor, H3731 and the Syrians from Kir?

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