H3727 כּפּרת - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H3722; a lid (used only of the cover of the sacred Ark)

KJV Usage: mercy seat.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. mercy-seat, place of atonement
a. the golden plate of propitiation on which the High Priest sprinkled the seat 7 times on the Day of Atonement symbolically reconciling Jehovah and His chosen people
1. the slab of gold on top of the ark of the covenant which measured 2.5 by 1.5 cubits; on it and part of it were the two golden cherubim facing each other whose outstretched wings came together above and constituted the throne of God
Origin: from H3722
TWOT: 1023c
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

View how H3727 כּפּרת is used in the Bible

22 occurrences of H3727 כּפּרת

Exodus 25:17
Exodus 25:18
Exodus 25:19
Exodus 25:20
Exodus 25:21
Exodus 25:22
Exodus 26:34
Exodus 30:6
Exodus 31:7
Exodus 35:12
Exodus 37:6
Exodus 37:7
Exodus 37:8
Exodus 37:9
Exodus 39:35
Exodus 40:20
Leviticus 16:2
Leviticus 16:13
Leviticus 16:14
Leviticus 16:15
Numbers 7:89
1 Chronicles 28:11

Corresponding Greek Words

kapporet G2435 hilasterios