3714. kaphis
Strong's Concordance
kaphis: a rafter, girder
Original Word: כָּפִיס
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: kaphis
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-fece')
Short Definition: rafter
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
a rafter, girder
NASB Translation
rafter (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
כָּפִיס noun masculine apparently (si vera lectio) technical term for some beam in a house, perhaps rafter, or girder (Late Hebrew id., Levy, Jastrow, but according to HoffmZAW ii. 1881, 71 it is changed from oblong block of wood (O.T.) to a building-stone, or brick in Mishna); — only Habakkuk 2:11 for a stone out of the wall crieth out, מֵעֵץ יַעֲנֶנָּה ׳וְכ and a rafter out of the timber-work answereth it.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
beam

From an unused root meaning to connect; a girder -- beam.

Forms and Transliterations
וְכָפִ֖יס וכפיס vechaFis wə·ḵā·p̄îs wəḵāp̄îs
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Strong's Hebrew 3714
1 Occurrence


wə·ḵā·p̄îs — 1 Occ.

Habakkuk 2:11
HEB: מִקִּ֣יר תִּזְעָ֑ק וְכָפִ֖יס מֵעֵ֥ץ יַעֲנֶֽנָּה׃
NAS: out from the wall, And the rafter will answer
KJV: of the wall, and the beam out of the timber
INT: the wall will cry and the rafter the framework will answer

1 Occurrence

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