3715. kephir
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kephir: young lion
Original Word: כְּפִיר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: kephir
Phonetic Spelling: (kef-eer')
Short Definition: lions

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
young lion
NASB Translation
lion (5), lions (1), young (1), young lion (10), young lion's (1), young lions (11), young lions' (1).

כְּפִיר noun masculine young lion; — ׳כ Judges 14:5 16t.; plural כְּפִרִים Jeremiah 2:15 3t.; כְּפִירִים Zechariah 11:3 7t.; suffix כְּפִירַיִךְ Nahum 2:14; כְּפִירֶיהָ Ezekiel 38:13 (Co reads כנעניה); — literal אֲרָיוֺת ׳כ Judges 14:5 young lion of lions; Amos 3:4; Psalm 17:12. It differs from whelp גּוּר Ezekiel 19:2,3as old enough to hunt its prey, Jeremiah 25:38; Isaiah 11:6; Zechariah 11:3; Psalm 104:21; in simile of roar of hostile army Isaiah 5:29 ׅ "" (לָבִיא compare Jeremiah 51:38 ׅ "" (גּוֺרֵי אריות; sim of ׳יs invincible might Isaiah 31:4 ׅ "" (אַרְיֵה; of Israel among the nations, Micah 5:7; of Assyr. princes Nahum 2:12; of prince of Israel Ezekiel 19:5,6; other cases are: "" לָבִיא Job 38:39; "" שַׁחַל Hosea 5:14; Psalm 91:13; Job 4:10; of bloodthirsty enemies Psalm 34:11; Psalm 35:17; Psalm 58:7; Jeremiah 2:15; גוים ׳כ Ezekiel 32:2, of young warriors Nahum 2:14; Ezekiel 38:13 (?; see Co above); righteous compared with, Proverbs 28:1; king's wrath like roaring of, Proverbs 19:12; Proverbs 20:2; of one of faces of cherubim Ezekiel 41:19.

young lion, village

From kaphar; a village (as covered in by walls); also a young lion (perhaps as covered with a mane) -- (young) lion, village. Compare kaphar.

see HEBREW kaphar

see HEBREW kaphar

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