Word Summary
kaphaph: to bend, bend down, be bent or bowed
Original Word: כָּפַף
Transliteration: kaphaph
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-faf')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to bend, bend down, be bent or bowed
Meaning: to bend, bend down, be bent or bowed
Strong's Concordance
bow down self

A primitive root; to curve -- bow down (self).


H3721. kaphaph

כָּפַףverb bend, bend down, be bent, bowed (Late Hebrew bend, overturn, Assyrian kapâpu, bend, bow, DlHWB 347; Arabic fell a seam, also turn back, avert, selvage, circuit, rim; Aramaic כְפַףbend, curve; Palmyrene כפתאniche, from כפףcurve according to VogNo. 70, p. 50); —

Qal Perfect ׳כ נַפְשִׁיPsalm 57:7 my soul is bowed down; Infinitive construct (transitive) ראֹשׁוֺ כְּאַגְמֹן לָכֹףIsaiah 58:5 to bend down, like a rush, his head. Passive participle (הַ)כְּפוּפִיםthose bowed down, in distress, humiliation, etc., Psalm 145:14; 146:8.

Niph`al Imperfect1singular לֵאלֹהֵי אִכַּף מָרוֺםMicah 6:6 with what shall I bow myself (in worship) toward the high God ?