3727. kapporeth
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kapporeth: propitiatory
Original Word: כַּפֹּ֫רֶת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: kapporeth
Phonetic Spelling: (kap-po'-reth)
Short Definition: seat

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as kopher
NASB Translation
mercy seat (27).

כַּמֹּרֶת noun propitiatory, late technical word from כּפר cover over sin: the older explanation cover, lid has no justification in usage; ᵐ5 ιλαστήριον; only P: Exodus 25:17,18,19,20 (twice in verse); Exodus 25:21,22; Exodus 26:34; Exodus 30:6; Exodus 31:7; Exodus 35:12; Exodus 37:6,7,8,9 (twice in verse); Exodus 39:35; Exodus 40:20; Leviticus 16:2 (twice in verse); Leviticus 16:13,14 (twice in verse); Leviticus 16:15 (twice in verse); Numbers 7:89, and 1 Chronicles 28:11; it was a slab of gold 22-Jancubits x 1 2-Jancubits placed on top of the ark of the testimony. On it, and a part of it, were two golden cherubim facing each other, whose outstretched wings came together above and constituted the throne of Yahweh. When the high priest entered the Holy of Holies on the day of atonement it was necessary that this highest place of atonement should be enveloped in a cloud of incense. The blood of the sin-offering of the atonement was then sprinkled on the face of and seven times before it. The temple proper, as distinguished from porch etc., was called ׳בֵּית הַכּ 1 Chronicles 28:11.

II. כפר (√ of following).

mercy seat

From kaphar; a lid (used only of the cover of the sacred Ark) -- mercy seat.

see HEBREW kaphar

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