3731. Kaphtor
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Kaphtor: probably a name for Crete
Original Word: כַּפְתּוֹר
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Transliteration: Kaphtor
Phonetic Spelling: (kaf-tore')
Short Definition: Caphtor

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as kaphtor
probably a name for Crete
NASB Translation
Caphtor (3).

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


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

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