H3724 כּפר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H3722; properly a cover, that is, (literally) a village (as covered in); (specifically) bitumen (as used for coating), and the henna plant (as used for dyeing); figuratively a redemption price

KJV Usage: bribe, camphire, pitch, ransom, satisfaction, sum of money, village.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. price of a life, ransom, bribe
2. asphalt, pitch (as a covering)
3. the henna plant, name of a plant (henna?)
4. village
Origin: from H3722
TWOT: 1025b
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H3724 כּפר is used in the Bible

17 occurrences of H3724 כּפר

Genesis 6:14 with pitch.
Exodus 21:30 on him a sum of money,
Exodus 30:12 a ransom
Numbers 35:31 no satisfaction
Numbers 35:32 no satisfaction
1 Samuel 6:18 villages,
1 Samuel 12:3 have I received any bribe
Job 33:24 a ransom.
Job 36:18 ransom
Psalms 49:7 a ransom
Proverbs 6:35 any ransom;
Proverbs 13:8 The ransom
Proverbs 21:18 shall be a ransom
Song of Songs 1:14 of henna flowers
Song of Songs 4:13 henna,
Isaiah 43:3 for thy ransom,
Amos 5:12 a bribe,

Distinct usage

2 a ransom
2 no satisfaction
1 with pitch.
1 on him a sum of money,
1 villages,
1 have I received any bribe
1 a ransom.
1 ransom
1 any ransom;
1 The ransom
1 shall be a ransom
1 of henna flowers
1 henna,
1 for thy ransom,
1 a bribe,

Corresponding Greek Words

kopher G465 ant allagma
kopher G3083 lutron
kopher G4027 peri katharma