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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
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 (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
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
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<kaf’-tor>, <kaf’-tor-im> (כַּפְתּוֹר [kaphtor], כַּפְתֹּרִים [kaphtorim]; [Καππαδοκία, Kappadokia], [Γαφτοριείμ, Gaphtorieim], [Καφτοριείμ, Kaphtoriem]).
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Caphtor, Caphtorim, Caphtorite
Caphtor, Caphtorim, Caphtorite kaf′tor, kaf′tuh-rim, kaf′tuh-rit (כַּפְתּוֹר H4116, meaning uncertain; gentilic כַּפְתֹּרִי H4118). 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