H3709 כּף - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H3721; the hollow hand or palm (so of the paw of an animal, of the sole, and even of the bowl of a dish or sling, the handle of a bolt, the leaves of a palm tree); figuratively power

KJV Usage: branch, + foot, hand ([-ful], -dle, [-led]), hollow, middle, palm, paw, power, sole, spoon.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. palm, hand, sole, palm of the hand, hollow or flat of the hand
a. palm, hollow or flat of the hand
b. power
c. sole (of the foot)
d. hollow, objects, bending objects, bent objects
1. of thigh-joint
2. pan, vessel (as hollow)
3. hollow (of sling)
4. hand-shaped branches or fronds (of palm trees)
5. handles (as bent)
Origin: from H3721
TWOT: 1022a
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

1) palm, hand, sole, palm of the hand, hollow or flat of the hand
1a) palm, hollow or flat of the hand
1b) power
1c) sole (of the foot)
1d) hollow, objects, bending objects, bent objects
1d1) of thigh-joint
1d2) pan, vessel (as hollow)
1d3) hollow (of sling)
1d4) hand-shaped branches or fronds (of palm trees)
1d5) handles (as bent)

View how H3709 כּף is used in the Bible

First 30 of 190 occurrences of H3709 כּף

Genesis 8:9 for the sole
Genesis 20:5 of my hands
Genesis 31:42 of my hands,
Genesis 32:25 and the hollow
Genesis 32:32 which is upon the hollow
Genesis 32:32 the hollow
Genesis 40:11 hand.
Genesis 40:21 hand:
Exodus 4:4 in his hand:
Exodus 9:29 my hands
Exodus 9:33 his hands
Exodus 25:29 and its spoons,
Exodus 29:24 all in the hands
Exodus 29:24 and in the hands
Exodus 33:22 thee with my hand
Exodus 33:23 away my hand,
Exodus 37:16 and its spoons,
Leviticus 8:27 hands,
Leviticus 8:27 hands,
Leviticus 8:28 them from off their hands,
Leviticus 9:17 an handful
Leviticus 11:27 upon its paws,
Leviticus 14:15 it into the palm
Leviticus 14:16 hand,
Leviticus 14:17 that is in his hand
Leviticus 14:18 hand
Leviticus 14:26 into the palm
Leviticus 14:27 hand
Leviticus 14:28 that is in his hand
Leviticus 14:29 hand

Distinct usage

12 spoon
8 his hands
7 my hands
6 and the spoons,
5 hands,
5 from the hand
4 from the sole
4 us from the hand
4 thy hand
3 hand
2 of my hands
2 hand.
2 hand:
2 and its spoons,
2 that is in his hand
2 spoons
2 Are the hands
2 in his hand,
2 in my hand,
2 and from the hand
2 and with the sole
2 in my hands,
2 your hands,
2 into the hand
2 thee from the hand
1 for the sole
1 of my hands,
1 and the hollow
1 in his hand:
1 thee with my hand
1 away my hand,
1 them from off their hands,
1 an handful
1 upon its paws,
1 it into the palm
1 into the palm
1 them upon the hands
1 shekels apiece,
1 of the spoons
1 breadth;
1 on which the soles
1 her hand,
1 neither shall the sole
1 that the sole
1 And it shall come to pass, as soon as the soles
1 us into the hands
1 of it in his hands,
1 him from the hand
1 them under the soles
1 but an handful
1 and his hands
1 upon his hands:
1 and the palms
1 their hands,
1 out of the hand
1 us out of the hand
1 and make my hands
1 of thy hands,
1 out thy hands
1 in my hand?

Corresponding Greek Words

kaph G1147 daktulos
kaph G2487 ichnos
kaph G2798 klados
kaph G4083 pechus
kaph G5165 trublion
kaph G5495 cheir
khaph G4114 platos

Related words


H3027 יד yâd
A primitive word; a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.), in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote

KJV Usage: (+ be) able, X about, + armholes, at, axletree, because of, beside, border, X bounty, + broad, [broken-] handed, X by, charge, coast, + consecrate, + creditor, custody, debt, dominion, X enough, + fellowship, force, X from, hand [-staves, -y work], X he, himself, X in, labour, + large, ledge, [left-] handed, means, X mine, ministry, near, X of, X order, ordinance, X our, parts, pain, power, X presumptuously, service, side, sore, state, stay, draw with strength, stroke, + swear, terror, X thee, X by them, X them-selves, X thine own, X thou, through, X throwing, + thumb, times, X to, X under, X us, X wait on, [way-] side, where, + wide, X with (him, me, you), work, + yield, X your-selves.

H3712 כּפּה kippâh
Feminine of H3709; a leaf of a palm tree

KJV Usage: branch.

H3721 כּפף kâphaph

A primitive root; to curve

KJV Usage: bow down (self).

H3710 כּף kêph
From H3721; a hollow rock

KJV Usage: rock.