the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #3715 - כְּפִיר
1) young lion
2283) rpk (כפר KPR) AC: Cover CO: Lid AB: Atonement: A protective covering to go over something or the covering of a debt or wrong. [from: ph] (eng: cover - with the exchange of the v and p)
V) rpk (כפר KPR) - Cover: KJV (102): (vf: Paal, Hitpael, Pual, Piel) atonement, purge, reconcile, forgive, purge, pacify, mercy, cleanse, disannul, appease, put, pardon, pitch - Strongs: H3722 (כָּפַר)
bm) ripk (כפיר KPYR) - I. Village:A village is a community outside of the city walls and covered with protection from the city. II. Young lion:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (32): lion, village, young - Strongs: H3715 (כְּפִיר)
cm) rfpk (כפור KPWR) - I. Bason:A vessel with a lid cover. II. Frost:As covering the ground. KJV (9): bason, hoarfrost - Strongs: H3713 (כְּפוֹר)
cf2) trfpk (כפורת KPWRT) - Lid: As a covering. KJV (27): mercy seat - Strongs: H3727 (כַּפֹּרֶת)
gm) rpfk (כופר KWPR) - I. Covering:A covering such as pitch or a monetary covering such as a bribe or ransom. II. Village:A village is a community outside of the city walls and covered with protection from the city. KJV (19): ransom, satisfaction, bribe, camphire, pitch, village - Strongs: H3723 (כָּפָר), H3724 (כֹּפֶר)
edm) rfpik (כיפור KYPWR) - Atonement: A covering over of transgression. KJV (8): atonement - Strongs: H3725 (כִּפֻּרִים)
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(1) a young lion, already weaned and having begun to ravin; (גּוּר is the whelp of a lion). See Ezekiel 19:2, Ezekiel 19:3, “(the lioness) brought up one of her whelps (אֶחָד מִגּוּרֶיהָ), he became a young lion (כְּפִיר), he learned to ravin, and he devoured men,” Psalms 17:12, 104:21 Judges 14:5 and often elsewhere. Figuratively applied
(a) to cruel and blood-thirsty enemies, Psalms 34:11, 35:17 58:7 comp. Jeremiah 2:15; Ezekiel 32:2, כְּפִיר גּוֹיִם “an enemy devastating the nations.”
(b) to the princes of a state, Ezekiel 38:13, compare Nah. 2:14. (To this answers غِفْرُ and غَفِرُ a calf, kid of the wild goat, also young lion, prop. hairy, covered with hair, from the root כָּפַר No. 3; Arab. غفر to be hairy, shaggy; comp. עֹפֶר.)
[(2) “i.q. כָּפָר. Nehemiah 6:2, a village.”]
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