qaphats: draw together, shutOriginal Word: קָפַץPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. rootDefinition
draw together, shutNASB Translation
close (1), gathered (1), leaping (1), shut (2), shuts (1), withdrawn (1).
Brown-Driver-Briggs קָפַץ verb draw together, shut
(Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Arabic collect, conjoin, tie
; Syriac draw together, contract, withdraw
(compare NöM 47: ZMG xxxiii (1879), 516
); ᵑ7 קְפַץ hasten
(double oneself up in running),
Pi`el hop, spring); —
Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳ק Psalm 77:10, etc.; Imperfect2masculine singular תִּקְמֹּץ Deuteronomy 15:7; 3masculine plural יִקְמְּצוּ Isaiah 52:15; — shut hand Deuteronomy 15:7 (with מִן away from, so as not to lend; opp, פתח Deuteronomy 15:80); mouth, in astonishment Isaiah 52:15, in abject silence Job 5:16; Psalm 107:42; figurative רַחֲמָיו ׳ק Psalm 77:10 shut up his compassion.
Niph`al Imperfect3masculine singular יִקָּֽפְצוּן Job 24:24 si vera lectio, they draw themselves together, of contraction in death (compare Di Bu; Ol יִקָּֽבְצוּן are gathered in).
Pi`el Participle מְקַמֵּץ עַלהַֿגְּבָעוֺת Songs 2:8 springing (i.e. making repeated contractions of body, in taking leaps) upon the hills ("" מְרַלֵּג).
קֵץ see קצץ.
shut up, skip, stop, take out of the way
A primitive root; to draw together, i.e. Close; by implication, to leap (by contracting the limbs); specifically, to die (from gathering up the feet) -- shut (up), skip, stop, take out of the way.