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Kap
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kaph
Kaph käf [ב]. The eleventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet (sometimes rendered caph or kaf), transliterated as k when with daghesh and as when without. It also came to be used for the number twenty. For name, etc., see Writing.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Kaph
KAPH. The eleventh letter of the Heb. alphabet, used in Ps 119 to designate the eleventh section, each verse of which begins with this letter. The Heb. word kāp means “palm of the hand.” Its pictographic sign in the proto-Sinaitic alphabet of the 16th–15th cen. b.c. was a semicircle including two additional
Caph
CAPH. The eleventh letter of the Heb. alphabet. This letter is used in the KJV as the heading of the eleventh section of Ps 119, where each verse begins with this letter. See Alphabet.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Kaph
KAPH (ך) (kaf; Heb. kap, “palm of hand”). Eleventh letter of the Heb. alphabet (cf. Ps. 119:81–88, where this letter begins each verse in the Heb.).
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Caph
CaphCaph (kaf) or kaph, the eleventh letter in the Hebrew alphabet. See also Writing.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Kaph
KAPH [caf] — the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet, used as a heading over Psalm 119:81–88. In the original Hebrew language, each of these eight verses began with the letter kaph.Also see Acrostic.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
KAPH
KAPH<kaf> (ך ךְ ך ךּ‎ ["k"]) : The 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet; transliterated in this Encyclopedia as “k”, with daghesh, and “kh” (German ch) without daghesh. It came also to be used for the number 20. For name, etc., see ALPHABET.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Kaph
kaph kaf (from כַּףH4090, “palm [of hand], hand”). The eleventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet (כ) with a numerical value of twenty. It is named for the shape of the letter, which in its original form resembled a three-fingered hand. Later it developed an elongated diagonal stroke, and in this form was
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Kaph
KAPH, käf (כּ‎, כ‎, ךְ‎, ך): The 11th letter of the Heb alphabet; transliterated in this Encyclopaedia as k, with daghesh, and kh ( = German ch) without daghesh. It came also to be used for the number 20. For name, etc, See Alphabet.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
KAF
KAF [ך‎, בk]. The eleventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet, deriving from the original Semitic word *kaff-, “palm [of hand].” See ALPHABET.