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

Distinct usage

12 spoon
8 his palms
7 my palms
6 and the spoons,
5 palms,
5 from the palm
4 from the sole
4 us from the palm
4 thy palm
3 into the palm
3 palm
2 and its spoons,
2 spoons
2 and with the sole
2 the palms
2 of my palms
2 your palms,
2 palm.
2 palm:
2 that is in his palm
2 in his palm,
2 in my palm,
2 and from the palm
2 thee from the palm
2 in my palms,
2 Are the palms
1 for the sole
1 and the hollow
1 an handful
1 upon its paws,
1 it into the palm
1 shekels apiece,
1 of the spoons
1 breadth;
1 on which the soles
1 that the sole
1 them under the soles
1 but an handful
1 and the palms
1 With clouds
1 is an handful
1 upon the handles
1 at the soles
1 and the sole
1 was like the sole
1 that it may be handled:
1 and upon the palms
1 from the power
1 under the soles
1 which is upon the hollow
1 the hollow
1 branches
1 with, and spoons,
1 and the soles
1 of my palms,
1 all in the palms
1 and in the palms
1 them from off their palms,
1 in her palms,
1 them upon the palms

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.