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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

Some architectural ornament.

1. Heb. kaphtor (Exodus 25:31-36), occurring in the description of the candlestick. It was an ornamental swell beneath the cups of the candlestick, probably an imitation of the fruit of the almond.

2. Heb. peka'im, found only in 1 Kings 6:18 and 7:24, an ornament resembling a small gourd or an egg, on the cedar wainscot in the temple and on the castings on the brim of the brazen sea.

Smith's Bible Dictionary

a word employed in the Authorized Version to translate two terms which refer to some architectural or ornamental object, but which have nothing in common.

  1. Caphtor .

    This occurs in the description of the candlestick of the sacred tent in (Exodus 25:31-36) and Exodus 37:17-22

  2. The second term, Peka'im , is found only in (1 Kings 6:18) and 1 Kings 7:24 The word no doubt signifies some globular thing resembling a small gourd or an egg, though as to the character of the ornament we are quite in the dark.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

KNOP, noun nop. [a different spelling of knap or nob.]

A knob; a tufted top; a bud; a bunch; a button.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

KNOP'PED, adjective nop'ped. Having knops or knobs; fastened as with buttons.