BDB4154 [H3724]

I. כֹּפֶר noun masculine the price of a life, ransom (ποινή, wergild); — ׳כ Exod 21:30 + 10 t.; suffix כָּפְרְךָ Isa 43:3 כָפְרוֺ Ps 49:8

1. a price for ransom of a life Job 33:24; Job 36:18 עַל ׳כ Exod 21:30 (Covt. code; || פִּדְיֹן נַפְשׁוֺ); נפשׁ ׳כ Prov 13:8 לְ ׳כ ransom for Prov 6:35; Prov 21:18; Num 35:31; Num 35:32 (P); כָּפְרוֺ his ransom Ps 49:8 ׅ || ( פדה; כָּפְרְךָ thy ransom Isa 43:3 ׅ || ( תַּחְתֶּיךָ; כֹּפֶר alone 1Sam 12:3; Amos 5:12.
2. in the ritual of P נַפְשׁוֺ ׳כ Exod 30:12 is a half shekel of the sanctuary paid by each male above twenty years at the census in order that there might be no plague upon them. It was offered to Yahweh, לְכַפֵּר על to atone for them.

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