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Caphtorium
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Caphtorim
Caphtorim (כַּפְתֹּרִי‎, kaphtoriy). The descendants of Ham through Egypt (Gen 10:14; 1 Chr 1:12).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Caphtor, Caphtorim, Caphthorim
Caphtor, Caphtorim, Caphthorim. Place name and the name of the people associated with the place.The Caphtorim among the Hamitic peoples in the Table of Nations are listed as the “sons” of Egypt (Gn 10:13, 14; 1 Chr 1:12, kjv Caphthorim). The text makes the Casluhim the parent people of the Philistines.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Caphtor, Caphtorim, Caphtorites
CAPHTOR*, CAPHTORIM*, CAPHTORITES Place-name and the name of the people associated with the place. The Caphtorim among the Hamitic peoples in the “table of nations” are listed as the “sons” of Egypt (Gn 10:13–14; 1 Chr 1:12, kjv “Caphthorim”). The text makes the Casluhim the parent people of the Philistines.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Caphtorim
Caphtorim (kaf´tuh-rim), the designation of a group of people described in the Table of Nations (Gen. 10:14; 1 Chron. 1:12) as the “descendants of Egypt” and connected with the descendants of Ham. They are elsewhere identified with the Philistines who inhabited the southern coastland of Canaan north
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Caphtorium
Caphtorim [kăfˊtə rĭm] (Heb. kap̱tôrîm). Inhabitants of Caphtor (Gen. 10:14; Deut. 2:23; 1 Chr. 1:11; NIV Caphtorites; JB “Caphtor,” at Gen. 10:14 par. 1 Chr. 1:11).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Caphtor Caphtorim
Caph´tor, Caph´torim (a crown), thrice mentioned as the primitive seat of the Philistines, Deut. 2:23; Jer. 47:4; Amos 9:7, who are once called Caphtorim. Deut. 2:23. Supposed to be in Egypt, or near to it in Africa.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Caphtorim
CAPHTORIM (kaf-tor-imʹ). The inhabitants of Caphtor or Crete (Deut. 2:23). Originally migrants from Egypt (Gen. 10:14), they formed part of the Sea Peoples, settling finally in Canaan. See Philistines.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Caphtorim
CaphtorimCaphtorim (kafʹtuh-rim), the designation of a group of people described in the Table of Nations (Gen. 10:14; 1 Chron. 1:12) as the ‘sons of Mizraim [Egypt]’ and connected with the descendants of Ham, although this list is more a record of political and historical relationships than a genealogical
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CAPHTOR; CAPHTORIM
CAPHTOR; CAPHTORIM<kaf’-tor>, <kaf’-tor-im> (כַּפְתּוֹר‎ [kaphtor], כַּפְתֹּרִים‎ [kaphtorim]; [Καππαδοκία, Kappadokia], [Γαφτοριείμ, Gaphtorieim], [Καφτοριείμ, Kaphtoriem]).
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Caphtorim
Caphtorim [Kaf-tohr-um](Hebrew origin: Buttons)(Genesis 10:14). Unspecified date. Caphtorim was the son of Mizraim, Egypt, and the grandson of Ham. His descendants lived in Caphtor, the native land of the Philistines.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Caphtorim
CAPHTORIM (Căphʹ tō·rĭm), CAPHTORITES (NIV) Citizens of Caphtor or Crete. See Caphtor.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Caphtor, Caphtorim, Caphtorite
Caphtor, Caphtorim, Caphtorite kaf′tor, kaf′tuh-rim, kaf′tuh-rit (כַּפְתּוֹרH4116, meaning uncertain; gentilic כַּפְתֹּרִיH4118). KJV also Caphthorim (1 Chr. 1:12), Caphtorims (Deut. 2:23). Explicit references to Caphtor are few. The Philistines and the Caphtorites (or Caphtorim) are both said to have
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