3730. kaphtor
Strong's Concordance
kaphtor: capital, knob, bulb
Original Word: כַּפְתֹּר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: kaphtor
Phonetic Spelling: (kaf-tore')
Short Definition: bulb
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
capital, knob, bulb
NASB Translation
bulb (10), bulbs (6), capitals (1), tops of her pillars (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. כַּפְתּוֺר כַּפְתֹּר noun masculine

1 capital,

2 knob, bulb (

2 perhaps earlier meaning; HoffmZAW iii. (1883), 124, compare Syriac 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; ᵐ5 σφαιρωτήρ, JosArchaeology iii, 6, 7 ρὁΐσκος small pomegranate; ᵑ9. sphaerula:Exodus 25:33 (twice in verse); Exodus 25:35 (3 t. in verse) = Exodus 37:19 (twice in verse); Exodus 37:21 (3 t. in verse); suffix כַּפְתֹּרֶיהָ Exodus 25:31,34 = Exodus 37:17,20, כַּפְתֹּרֵיהֶם Exodus 25:36 = Exodus 37:22 (all P).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
knop, upper lintel

Or (Am. 9:1) kaphtowr {kaf-tore'}; 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.

Forms and Transliterations
בְּכַפְתֹּרֶ֖יהָ בכפתריה הַכַּפְתּ֜וֹר הכפתור וְכַפְתֹּ֕ר וְכַפְתֹּ֡ר וְכַפְתֹּר֙ וכפתר כַּפְתֹּ֣ר כַּפְתֹּרֵיהֶ֥ם כַּפְתֹּרֶ֖יהָ כַּפְתֹּרֶ֥יהָ כפתר כפתריה כפתריהם bə·ḵap̄·tō·re·hā bechaftoReiha bəḵap̄tōrehā hak·kap̄·tō·wr hakkafTor hakkap̄tōwr kafTor kaftoReiha kaftoreiHem kap̄·tō·re·hā kap̄·tō·rê·hem kap̄·tōr kap̄tōr kap̄tōrehā kap̄tōrêhem vechafTor wə·ḵap̄·tōr wəḵap̄tōr
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18 Occurrences


bə·ḵap̄·tō·re·hā — 1 Occ.
hak·kap̄·tō·wr — 1 Occ.
kap̄·tōr — 4 Occ.
kap̄·tō·re·hā — 4 Occ.
kap̄·tō·rê·hem — 2 Occ.
wə·ḵap̄·tōr — 6 Occ.

Exodus 25:31
HEB: וְקָנָ֔הּ גְּבִיעֶ֛יהָ כַּפְתֹּרֶ֥יהָ וּפְרָחֶ֖יהָ מִמֶּ֥נָּה
NAS: its cups, its bulbs and its flowers
KJV: his bowls, his knops, and his flowers,
INT: shaft cups bulbs flowers at

Exodus 25:33
HEB: בַּקָּנֶ֣ה הָאֶחָד֮ כַּפְתֹּ֣ר וָפֶרַח֒ וּשְׁלֹשָׁ֣ה
NAS: branch, a bulb and a flower,
KJV: made like unto almonds, [with] a knop and a flower
INT: branch the one A bulb flower and three

Exodus 25:33
HEB: בַּקָּנֶ֥ה הָאֶחָ֖ד כַּפְתֹּ֣ר וָפָ֑רַח כֵּ֚ן
NAS: branch, a bulb and a flower--
KJV: branch, [with] a knop and a flower:
INT: branch the other A bulb flower for

Exodus 25:34
HEB: גְבִעִ֑ים מְשֻׁקָּדִ֔ים כַּפְתֹּרֶ֖יהָ וּפְרָחֶֽיהָ׃
NAS: shaped like almond [blossoms], its bulbs and its flowers.
KJV: made like unto almonds, [with] their knops and their flowers.
INT: cups shaped bulbs flowers

Exodus 25:35
HEB: וְכַפְתֹּ֡ר תַּחַת֩ שְׁנֵ֨י
NAS: A bulb shall be under
KJV: And [there shall be] a knop under two
INT: A bulb shall be under the pair

Exodus 25:35
HEB: הַקָּנִ֜ים מִמֶּ֗נָּה וְכַפְתֹּר֙ תַּ֣חַת שְׁנֵ֤י
NAS: of branches [coming] out of it, and a bulb under
KJV: branches of the same, and a knop under two
INT: of branches and a bulb under the pair

Exodus 25:35
HEB: הַקָּנִים֙ מִמֶּ֔נָּה וְכַפְתֹּ֕ר תַּחַת־ שְׁנֵ֥י
NAS: of branches [coming] out of it, and a bulb under
KJV: branches of the same, and a knop under two
INT: of branches and a bulb under the pair

Exodus 25:36
HEB: כַּפְתֹּרֵיהֶ֥ם וּקְנֹתָ֖ם מִמֶּ֣נָּה
NAS: Their bulbs and their branches
KJV: Their knops and their branches
INT: their bulbs and their branches at

Exodus 37:17
HEB: וְקָנָ֔הּ גְּבִיעֶ֛יהָ כַּפְתֹּרֶ֥יהָ וּפְרָחֶ֖יהָ מִמֶּ֥נָּה
NAS: its cups, its bulbs and its flowers
KJV: his bowls, his knops, and his flowers,
INT: shaft cups bulbs flowers at

Exodus 37:19
HEB: בַּקָּנֶ֣ה הָאֶחָד֮ כַּפְתֹּ֣ר וָפֶרַח֒ וּשְׁלֹשָׁ֣ה
NAS: like almond [blossoms], a bulb and a flower
KJV: branch, a knop and a flower;
INT: branch one a bulb flower and three

Exodus 37:19
HEB: בְּקָנֶ֥ה אֶחָ֖ד כַּפְתֹּ֣ר וָפָ֑רַח כֵּ֚ן
NAS: shaped like almond [blossoms], a bulb and a flower
KJV: branch, a knop and a flower:
INT: branch the other a bulb flower for

Exodus 37:20
HEB: גְבִעִ֑ים מְשֻׁ֨קָּדִ֔ים כַּפְתֹּרֶ֖יהָ וּפְרָחֶֽיהָ׃
NAS: shaped like almond [blossoms], its bulbs and its flowers;
KJV: made like almonds, his knops, and his flowers:
INT: cups shaped bulbs flowers

Exodus 37:21
HEB: וְכַפְתֹּ֡ר תַּחַת֩ שְׁנֵ֨י
NAS: and a bulb was under the [first] pair
KJV: And a knop under two branches
INT: bulb was under the pair

Exodus 37:21
HEB: הַקָּנִ֜ים מִמֶּ֗נָּה וְכַפְתֹּר֙ תַּ֣חַת שְׁנֵ֤י
NAS: of branches [coming] out of it, and a bulb under
KJV: branches of the same, and a knop under two
INT: of branches and a bulb under the pair

Exodus 37:21
HEB: הַקָּנִים֙ מִמֶּ֔נָּה וְכַפְתֹּ֕ר תַּֽחַת־ שְׁנֵ֥י
NAS: of branches [coming] out of it, and a bulb under
KJV: branches of the same, and a knop under two
INT: of branches and a bulb under the pair

Exodus 37:22
HEB: כַּפְתֹּרֵיהֶ֥ם וּקְנֹתָ֖ם מִמֶּ֣נָּה
NAS: Their bulbs and their branches
KJV: Their knops and their branches
INT: their bulbs and their branches at

Amos 9:1
HEB: וַיֹּאמֶר֩ הַ֨ךְ הַכַּפְתּ֜וֹר וְיִרְעֲשׁ֣וּ הַסִּפִּ֗ים
NAS: Smite the capitals so that the thresholds
KJV: Smite the lintel of the door, that the posts
INT: said Smite the capitals will shake the thresholds

Zephaniah 2:14
HEB: גַּם־ קִפֹּ֔ד בְּכַפְתֹּרֶ֖יהָ יָלִ֑ינוּ ק֠וֹל
NAS: Will lodge in the tops of her pillars; Birds
KJV: shall lodge in the upper lintels of it; [their] voice
INT: Both and the hedgehog the tops will lodge Birds

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