3717. kaphal
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kaphal: to double, double over
Original Word: כָּפַל
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kaphal
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-fal')
Short Definition: double

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to double, double over
NASB Translation
double over (1), doubled (1), folded double (3).

כָּפַל verb double, double over (late) (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כְּפַל; ᵑ7. כִּיפְלָא, כּוּפְלָה, Nabataean כפל EutNab. No. 20, 7 the double; Christian-Palestinian Aramaic SchwIdioticon 46; North Syriac id.; Arabic the double, posteriors, buttocks; Ethiopic is divide, a part) —

Qal Perfect2masculine singular וְכָפַלְתָּ֫ Exodus 26:9 and thou shalt double over the sixth curtain, i.e. probably use it double (Di); Passive participle כָּפוּל folded double, of the breastpiece (חשֶׁןׅ Exodus 28:16; Exodus 39:9 (twice in verse).

Niph`al Imperfect3feminine singular וְתִכָּפֵל Ezekiel 21:19 and let the sword be doubled, but very dubious; Co reads plausibly תְּשַׁכֵּל let the sword bereave (compare VB).


A primitive root; to fold together; figuratively, to repeat -- double.

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