3721. kaphaph
Strong's Concordance
kaphaph: to bend, bend down, be bent or bowed
Original Word: כָּפַף
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kaphaph
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-faf')
Short Definition: down
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to bend, bend down, be bent or bowed
NASB Translation
bow (1), bowed down (3), bowing (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
כָּפַף verb bend, bend down, be bent, bowed (Late Hebrew bend, overturn, Assyrian kapâpu, bend, bow, DlHWB 347; Arabic fell a seam, also turn back, avert, selvage, circuit, rim; Aramaic כְפַף bend, curve; Palmyrene כפתא niche, from כפף curve according to VogNo. 70, p. 50); —

Qal Perfect נַפְשִׁי ׳כ Psalm 57:7 my soul is bowed down; Infinitive construct (transitive) לָכֹף כְּאַגְמֹן ראֹשׁוֺ Isaiah 58:5 to bend down, like a rush, his head. Passive participle (הַ)כְּפוּפִים those bowed down, in distress, humiliation, etc., Psalm 145:14; Psalm 146:8.

Niph`al Imperfect1singular מָרוֺם אִכַּף לֵאלֹהֵי Micah 6:6 with what shall I bow myself (in worship) toward the high God ?

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bow down self

A primitive root; to curve -- bow down (self).

Forms and Transliterations
אִכַּ֖ף אכף הֲלָכֹ֨ף הַכְּפוּפִֽים׃ הכפופים׃ הלכף כְּפוּפִ֑ים כָּפַ֪ף כפופים כפף ’ik·kap̄ ’ikkap̄ hă·lā·ḵōp̄ hak·kə·p̄ū·p̄îm hakkefuFim hakkəp̄ūp̄îm halaChof hălāḵōp̄ ikKaf kā·p̄ap̄ kaFaf kāp̄ap̄ kə·p̄ū·p̄îm kefuFim kəp̄ūp̄îm
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Strong's Hebrew 3721
5 Occurrences


hak·kə·p̄ū·p̄îm — 1 Occ.
hă·lā·ḵōp̄ — 1 Occ.
’ik·kap̄ — 1 Occ.
kā·p̄ap̄ — 1 Occ.
kə·p̄ū·p̄îm — 1 Occ.

Psalm 57:6
HEB: הֵכִ֣ינוּ לִפְעָמַי֮ כָּפַ֪ף נַ֫פְשִׁ֥י כָּר֣וּ
NAS: My soul is bowed down; They dug
KJV: my soul is bowed down: they have digged
INT: have prepared my steps is bowed my soul dug

Psalm 145:14
HEB: וְ֝זוֹקֵ֗ף לְכָל־ הַכְּפוּפִֽים׃
NAS: And raises up all who are bowed down.
KJV: and raiseth up all [those that be] bowed down.
INT: and raises all are bowed

Psalm 146:8
HEB: יְ֭הוָה זֹקֵ֣ף כְּפוּפִ֑ים יְ֝הוָ֗ה אֹהֵ֥ב
NAS: raises up those who are bowed down; The LORD
KJV: raiseth them that are bowed down: the LORD
INT: the LORD raises are bowed the LORD loves

Isaiah 58:5
HEB: אָדָ֖ם נַפְשׁ֑וֹ הֲלָכֹ֨ף כְּאַגְמֹ֜ן רֹאשׁ֗וֹ
NAS: himself? Is it for bowing one's head
KJV: his soul? [is it] to bow down his head
INT: A man any bow down A reed head

Micah 6:6
HEB: אֲקַדֵּ֣ם יְהוָ֔ה אִכַּ֖ף לֵאלֹהֵ֣י מָר֑וֹם
NAS: to the LORD [And] bow myself before the God
KJV: the LORD, [and] bow myself before the high
INT: come to the LORD bow the God the high

5 Occurrences

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