H3722 כּפר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to cover (specifically with bitumen); figuratively to expiate or condone, to placate or cancel

KJV Usage: appease, make (an) atonement, cleanse, disannul, forgive, be merciful, pacify, pardon, to pitch, purge (away), put off, (make) reconcile (-liation).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to cover, purge, make an atonement, make reconciliation, cover over with pitch
a. (Qal) to coat or cover with pitch
b. (Piel)
1. to cover over, pacify, propitiate
2. to cover over, atone for sin, make atonement for
3. to cover over, atone for sin and persons by legal rites
c. (Pual)
1. to be covered over
2. to make atonement for
d. (Hithpael) to be covered
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1023,1024,1025,1026
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H3722 כּפר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 94 occurrences of H3722 כּפר

Genesis 6:14
Genesis 32:20
Exodus 29:33
Exodus 29:36
Exodus 29:37
Exodus 30:10
Exodus 30:15
Exodus 30:16
Exodus 32:30
Leviticus 1:4
Leviticus 4:20
Leviticus 4:26
Leviticus 4:31
Leviticus 4:35
Leviticus 5:6
Leviticus 5:10
Leviticus 5:13
Leviticus 5:16
Leviticus 5:18
Leviticus 6:7
Leviticus 6:30
Leviticus 7:7
Leviticus 8:15
Leviticus 8:34
Leviticus 9:7
Leviticus 10:17
Leviticus 12:7
Leviticus 12:8
Leviticus 14:18
Leviticus 14:19

Corresponding Greek Words

kaphar pi,pu G37 agiazo
kaphar pi. G2433 hilaskomai
kaphar pi. G2511 katharizo
kaphar pu. G851 aph aireo
kaphar pu. G863 aph iemi