Word Summary
chophen: the hollow of the hand
Original Word: חֹפֶן
Transliteration: chophen
Phonetic Spelling: (kho'-fen)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: the hollow of the hand
Meaning: the hollow of the hand
Strong's Concordance
fists, both hands, handful

From an unused root of uncertain signification; a fist (only in the dual) -- fists, (both) hands, hand(-ful).


H2651. chophen

[חֹ֫פֶן‎] noun [masculine] hollow of hand (Late Hebrew חוֺפֶן‎, Aramaic חוּפְנָא חָפְנִי,‎, ; Ethiopic — also Arabic hollow in the ground; and, acc, to ZehnpfBAB i, 635, Assyrian —upunnu, bowl, but = ?) — only dual חָפְנַיִםEcclesiastes 4:6; construct חָפְנֵיEzekiel 10:7 (strike out Co internal grounds); suffix חָפְנֶיךָ10:2; חָפְנָיוLeviticus 16:2; Proverbs 30:4; חָפְנֵינֶםExodus 9:8; ה ׳מַלֵּאEzekiel 10:2 + 10:7 (strike out Co compare above); — ח ׳מְלֹא‎ = handful Exodus 9:8; Leviticus 16:12 (both P), Ecclesiastes 4:6, material follows in implicit accusative; בח רוח ׳מיאֿסףProverbs 30:4.