Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #3709: kaph (pronounced kaf)

from 3721; 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:--branch, + foot, hand((-ful), -dle, (-led)), hollow, middle, palm, paw, power, sole, spoon.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



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)

Part of Speech: noun feminine

Relation: from H3721


This word is used 192 times:

2 Chronicles 6:29: "his own sore and his own grief, and shall spread forth his hands in this house:"
2 Chronicles 24:14: "even vessels to minister, and to offer withal, and spoons, and vessels of gold and silver. And they offered"
2 Chronicles 30:6: "and he will return to the remnant of you, that are escaped out of the hand out of the hand of the kings of Assyria."
2 Chronicles 32:11: "The LORD our God shall deliver us out of the hand us out of the hand of the king of Assyria?"
Ezra 8:31: "and the hand of our God was upon us, and he delivered us from the hand us from the hand of the enemy,"
Ezra 9:5: "I fell upon my knees, and spread out my hands unto the LORD my God,"
Job 2:7: "Job with sore boils from the sole from the sole of his foot"
Job 9:30: "I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands never so clean;"
Job 10:3: "that the work of thine hands, and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?"
Job 11:13: "prepare thine heart, thine hands toward"
Job 13:14: "my flesh in my teeth, my life in mine hand?"
Job 13:21: "Withdraw thine hand far from me: and let not make me afraid."
Job 16:17: "Not for any injustice in mine hands: is pure."
Job 22:30: "of the innocent: and it is delivered of thine hands."
Job 27:23: "Men shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss"
Job 29:9: "refrained talking, and laid their hand on their mouth."
Job 31:7: "mine eyes, and if any blot hath cleaved to mine hands;"
Job 36:32: "With clouds he covereth the light; it not to shine by the cloud that cometh between."
Job 41:8: "Lay thine hand upon him, remember do no more."
Psalms 7:3: "if there be iniquity in my hands;"
Psalms 9:16: "is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah."
Psalms 18:1: "in the day that the LORD delivered him from the hand him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand"
Psalms 24:4: "He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; hath not lifted up his soul"
Psalms 26:6: "I will wash mine hands in innocency: so will I compass altar, O LORD:"
Psalms 44:20: "the name of our God, our hands to a strange god;"
Psalms 47:1: "for the sons of Korah. your hands, all ye people; shout unto God"
Psalms 63:4: "will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name."
Psalms 71:4: "me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel"
Psalms 73:13: "my heart in vain, my hands in innocency."
Psalms 78:72: "of his heart; and guided of his hands."
Psalms 81:6: "I removed his shoulder from the burden: his hands from the pots."
Psalms 88:9: "I have called daily upon thee, I have stretched out my hands unto thee."
Psalms 91:12: "They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thy foot against a stone."
Psalms 98:8: "Let the floods clap their hands: let the hills together"
Psalms 119:48: " My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes."
Psalms 119:109: "My soul is continually in my hand: yet do I not thy law."
Psalms 128:2: "For thou shalt eat the labor of thine hands: shalt thou be, and it shall be well"
Psalms 129:7: "Wherewith the mower filleth not his hand; sheaves his bosom."
Psalms 139:5: "me behind and before, and laid thine hand upon"
Psalms 141:2: "before thee as incense; of my hands as the evening sacrifice."
Proverbs 6:1: "thou be surety for thy friend, thy hand with a stranger,"
Proverbs 6:3: "when thou art come into the hand of thy friend; go, humble thyself, and make sure"
Proverbs 10:4: "He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: of the diligent maketh rich."
Proverbs 17:18: "void of understanding striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend."
Proverbs 22:26: "Be not thou one of them that strike hands, for debts."
Proverbs 31:13: "and flax, and worketh with her hands."
Proverbs 31:16: "a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard."
Proverbs 31:19: "She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands the distaff."
Proverbs 31:20: "She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth to the needy."
Ecclesiastes 4:6: "Better is a handful is a handful with quietness, than both the hands"

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