BDB4173 [H3731]

II. כַּפְתּוֺר כַּפְתֹּר proper name, of a territory probably Crete, so Ew Kiep DiGen 10:14 GieJer 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 Deut 2:23 (home of Caphtorim, see below); שְׁאֵרִית אִי כַּפְתֹּר Jer 47:4 the rest of the coast-land of Caphtor. — See also כְּרֵתִי below


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