Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #3721 - כָּפַף
1) to bend, bend down, bow down, be bent, be bowed
1a) (Qal) to bend down, bow down
1b) (Niphal) to bow oneself down
1247) pk (כפ KP) AC: Press CO: Palm AB: Tame: The pictograph k is a picture of the palm of the hand, the p is a picture of an open mouth. Combined these mean "palm open". The curved shape of the open palm. (eng: cap - as a bowl shaped covering; cuff - as at the palm)
A) pk (כפ KP) AC: ? CO: Palm AB: ?: Any curved or hollowed out object.
Nf) pk (כפ KP) - Palm: Also the sole of the feet or other palm shaped object such as a spoon. KJV (193): hand, spoon, sole, palm, hollow, handful, apiece, branch, cloud - Strongs: H3709 (כַּף), H3710 (כֵּף)
Nf1) epk (כפה KPH) - Palm: The branch of a palm tree. KJV (3): branch - Strongs: H3712 (כִּפָּה)
B) ppk (כפפ KPP) AC: Bow CO: ? AB: ?: A bowing down of the body.
V) ppk (כפפ KPP) - Bow: KJV (5): (vf: Paal, Niphal) bow - Strongs: H3721 (כָּפַף)
C) pka (אכפ AKP) AC: Press CO: ? AB: ?: The placing of the palm on something and pressing down or pushing.
V) pka (אכפ AKP) - Press: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) crave - Strongs: H404 (אָכַף)
Nm) pka (אכפ AKP) - Pressure: KJV (1): hand - Strongs: H405 (אֶכֶף)
H) epk (כפה KPH) AC: Tame CO: ? AB: ?: The bending of the will of an animal.
V) epk (כפה KPH) - Tame: To bend the will of another. KJV (1): (vf: Paal) pacify - Strongs: H3711 (כָּפָה)
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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 Imperfect 1 singular מָרוֺם אִכַּף לֵאלֹהֵי Micah 6:6 with what shall I bow myself (in worship) toward the high God ?
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כָּפַף to bend, to bow down. (This stock is widely extended, together with its cognates, in the Phœnicio-Shemitic and western languages, both in the signification of bending, and also in the kindred one of being hollow, or arched; see the roots כָּפָה ; גָּבַב No. 1. כַּו hollow, and קָבַב, قبَّ to hollow, to vault; יָקַב to dig out; נָקַב to bore out; and compare the Gr. κάμπω, κάμπτο, γνάμπτω, also κύπτω, κύβη, κύμβη, Lacon. κύββα, cask; Persian كفتن to bend over, كو hollow, a cavern; Lat. cubo, cumbo, also cavus; old Germ. Gaff=כַּף kippen, um kippen, in the sense of folding.) Isaiah 58:5 Intrans. to bend oneself, Psalms 57:7. Part. כְּפוּפִים those who are bowed down, Psalms 145:14, 146:8.
Niphal, to submit oneself to any one, Micah 6:6 followed by לְ (Aram. id.).
Derived nouns כַּף, כִּפָּה.
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