Kaphtor <03731>

rtpk Kaphtor or (\\#Am 9:7\\) rwtpk Kaphtowr

Pronunciation:kaf-tore' kaf-tore'
Origin:apparently the same as 03730
Reference:TWOT - 1028
PrtSpch:noun proper locative
In Hebrew:rwtpkm 2, rwtpk 1
In NET:Crete 2, Caphtor 1
In AV:Caphtor 3
Count:3
Definition:Caphtor = "a crown"

1) the original home of the Philistines, perhaps on the southwest
coast of Asia Minor, maybe in Egypt or close by, or more probably
on the island of Crete
2) (TWOT) the island of Crete, homeland or staging area of the
Philistines
or (Am. 9:7) Kaphtowr {kaf-tore'}; apparently the same as
3730; Caphtor (i.e. a wreath-shaped island), the original seat
of the Philistines:-Caphtor.
see HEBREW for 03730
Variations
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Caphtorites (NET)

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