BDB4254 [H3802]

כָּתֵף noun feminineExod 27:15 shoulder, shoulder-blade, side (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כַּתְפָּא, Arabic ); — absolute ׳כ Zech 7:11 +; construct כֶּתֶף 1Kgs 6:8 +, app. כָּתֵף Isa 11:14 (but regard as apposition, or read כֶּתֶף); suffix כְּתֵפִי Job 31:22 כְּתֵפָם 1Chr 15:15 plural absolute כְּתֵפֹת Exod 28:7 +, כְּתֵפוֺת 1Kgs 7:30; 1Kgs 7:34 construct כִּתְפֹת Exod 28:12 +, כִּתְפוֺת Ezek 41:2 +; dual suffix כִּתֵפָיו Deut 33:12 + 3 t., כְּתֵפֶיהָ 1Kgs 7:34

1. a. of man, shoulder, shoulder-blade (while שְׁכֶם, q. v. = neck and shoulders), כְּידוֺן נְחשֶׁת בֵּין כְּתֵפָיו 1Sam 17:6 compare figurative of ׳י's dwelling between the shoulders of Benjamin Deut 33:12 (see Dr); כְּתֵפִי מִשִּׁכְמָה תִפּוֺל Job 31:22 my shoulder-blade, from the shoulder let it fall; as support for burdens Judg 16:3; Ezek 12:6; Ezek 12:7; Ezek 12:12; Isa 46:7; Isa 49:22 (in figurative), Exod 28:12; Num 7:9 (both P), 1Chr 15:15; 2Chr 35:3 compare מְרוּטָה ׳כָּלכֿ Ezek 29:18 every shoulder was rubbed bare (of Nebuchadnezzar's soldiers chafed by armour and toil); as aim of bird of prey Isa 11:14 (figurative); compare shoulder of Moab Ezek 25:9 (figurative, i.e. the side of M. exposed to invasion): Ezek 29:7b read probably כַּף (ᵐ5. ᵑ6 Sm Co, compare va).
\ \ b. of beasts, Isa 30:6 (carrying), Ezek 34:21 (thrusting, in figure), סֹרָ֑רֶת ׳כ Zech 7:11 a refractory shoulder (refusing the yoke, figurative), so Neh 9:29 of choice meat Ezek 24:4 (|| יָרֵךְ).
\ \ c. = shoulder-pieces (always plural) of ephod Exod 28:7; Exod 28:12; Exod 28:25; Exod 28:27 = Exod 39:4; Exod 39:7; Exod 39:18; Exod 39:20 (P).
2. a. slope side, of mountain, כֶּתֶף יָםכִּֿנֶּרֶת Num 34:11, i.e. the mountain-slopes northeast of the lake, compare Josh 15:8; Josh 15:10; Josh 15:11; Josh 18:12; Josh 18:13; Josh 18:16; Josh 18:18; Josh 18:19 (all P).
\ \ b. opposite side (s), that is, of door or entrance, of tabernacle-court Exod 27:14; Exod 27:15 = Exod 38:14; Exod 38:15 (all P), of temple 1Kgs 6:8; 1Kgs 7:39 (3 t. in verse) = 2Chr 4:10; 2Kgs 11:11 (twice in verse) = 2Chr 23:10 (twice in verse); compare Ezek 40:18; Ezek 40:40 (twice in verse); Ezek 40:41; Ezek 40:44 (twice in verse); Ezek 41:2; Ezek 41:26; Ezek 46:19; Ezek 47:1; Ezek 47:2.
3. supports of the bases for the lavers beside the temple 1Kgs 7:30 (twice in verse); 1Kgs 7:34 (twice in verse).


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