3768. karpas
Strong's Concordance
karpas: cotton or fine linen
Original Word: כַּרְפַּס
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: karpas
Phonetic Spelling: (kar-pas')
Definition: cotton or fine linen
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of foreign origin
cotton or fine linen
NASB Translation
fine and linen (1).

כַּרְמַּס noun masculine cotton (or fine linen (loan-word from Sanskrit karpâsa, cotton, Persian fine linen; hence also κάρπασος, carbasus, Arabic Talmud כָּרְמְּסָא; compare LagArm. Stud. § 1148); — וּתְכֵלֶת ׳חוּר כ Esther 1:6 (ᵐ5 καρπασίνοις): compare Cels.Hierob. ii. 157 ff.


verb √ of following (Late Hebrew כִּרְכֵּר use circumlocution; ᵑ7. plural כִּרְכְּרָן dances; Arabic return, repeat, attack anew, advance and retreat; id.; II. whirl about; originally perhaps move around, then surround, enclose, recur, etc.; Ethiopic turn a mill, only participle; see rotate, revolve, roll, and derivatives Di838f.); — only

Pilpel, Participle מְכַרְכֵּר dancing (literally whirling) 2 Samuel 6:14,16 ("" מְפַזֵּז).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
byssus or fine vegetable wool

Of foreign origin; byssus or fine vegetable wool:

Forms and Transliterations
כַּרְפַּ֣ס כרפס kar·pas karpas
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Englishman's Concordance
Esther 1:6
HEB: ח֣וּר ׀ כַּרְפַּ֣ס וּתְכֵ֗לֶת אָחוּז֙
NAS: [There were hangings of] fine white
KJV: [Where were] white, green, and blue,
INT: white fine and violet held

1 Occurrence

Strong's Hebrew 3768
1 Occurrence

kar·pas — 1 Occ.

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