2651. chophen
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chophen: the hollow of the hand
Original Word: חָפְנַ֫יִם
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: chophen
Phonetic Spelling: (kho'-fen)
Short Definition: fists

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
the hollow of the hand
NASB Translation
fists (2), handfuls* (2), hands (2).

[חֹ֫פֶן] noun [masculine] hollow of hand (Late Hebrew חוֺפֶן, Aramaic חָפְנִי, חוּפְנָא, ; Ethiopic — also Arabic hollow in the ground; and, acc, to ZehnpfBAB i, 635, Assyrian —upunnu, bowl, but = ?) — only dual חָפְנַיִם Ecclesiastes 4:6; construct חָפְנֵי Ezekiel 10:7 (strike out Co internal grounds); suffix חָפְנֶיךָ Ezekiel 10:2; חָפְנָיו Leviticus 16:2; Proverbs 30:4; חָפְנֵינֶם Exodus 9:8; ׳מַלֵּא ה Ezekiel 10:2 + Ezekiel 10:7 (strike out Co compare above); — ׳מְלֹא ח = handful Exodus 9:8; Leviticus 16:12 (both P), Ecclesiastes 4:6, material follows in implicit accusative; ׳מיאֿסף רוח בח Proverbs 30:4.

fists, both hands, handful

From an unused root of uncertain signification; a fist (only in the dual) -- fists, (both) hands, hand(-ful).

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