3731. Kaphtor
Strong's Concordance
Kaphtor: probably a name for Crete
Original Word: כַּפְתּוֹר
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Transliteration: Kaphtor
Phonetic Spelling: (kaf-tore')
Short Definition: Caphtor
II. כַּפְתּוֺר כַּפְתֹּר proper name, of a territory probably Crete, so Ew Kiep DiGenesis 10:14 GieJeremiah 47:4 and others; compare A. J. EvansCretan Pictographs (1895), 100 ff.; (> ᵐ5. Syriac Version. ᵑ9 ᵑ7. Cappadocia, certainly wrong; Mich Cyprus; EbAgM 127 ff. and others the coast of the Nile-Delta; WMMAs.Eu.387 f. Philistines, originally pirates from southwest coast of Asia Minor, and the Aegean islands); — כַּפְתּוֺר Amos 9:7 (original home of Philistines), כַּפְתֹּר Deuteronomy 2:23 (home of Caphtorim, see below); שְׁאֵרִית אִי כַּפְתֹּר Jeremiah 47:4 the rest of the coast-land of Caphtor. — See also כְּרֵתִי below

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Or (Am. 9:7) Kaphtowr {kaf-tore'}; apparently the same as kaphtor; Caphtor (i.e. A wreath-shaped island), the original seat of the Philistines -- Caphtor.

see HEBREW kaphtor

Forms and Transliterations
כַפְתּֽוֹר׃ כפתור׃ מִכַּפְתּ֔וֹר מִכַּפְתּ֖וֹר מכפתור chafTor ḵap̄·tō·wr ḵap̄tōwr mik·kap̄·tō·wr mikkafTor mikkap̄tōwr
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3 Occurrences

ḵap̄·tō·wr — 1 Occ.
mik·kap̄·tō·wr — 2 Occ.

Deuteronomy 2:23
HEB: כַּפְתֹּרִים֙ הַיֹּצְאִ֣ים מִכַּפְתּ֔וֹר הִשְׁמִידֻ֖ם וַיֵּשְׁב֥וּ
NAS: who came from Caphtor, destroyed
KJV: which came forth out of Caphtor, destroyed
INT: the Caphtorim came Caphtor destroyed and lived

Jeremiah 47:4
HEB: שְׁאֵרִ֖ית אִ֥י כַפְתּֽוֹר׃
NAS: of the coastland of Caphtor.
KJV: the remnant of the country of Caphtor.
INT: the remnant of the coastland of Caphtor

Amos 9:7
HEB: מִצְרַ֔יִם וּפְלִשְׁתִּיִּ֥ים מִכַּפְתּ֖וֹר וַאֲרָ֥ם מִקִּֽיר׃
NAS: And the Philistines from Caphtor and the Arameans
KJV: and the Philistines from Caphtor, and the Syrians
INT: of Egypt and the Philistines Caphtor and the Arameans Kir

3 Occurrences

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