כּפתּור כּפתּר 


Kaphtor; kaf-tore' or (Amos 9:7) Kaphtowr



Parts of Speech

n pr loc

Root Word (Etymology)

apparently the same as 3730

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1028

KJV Translation Count — 3x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Caphtor (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

aphtor = "a crown"
1. the original home of the Philistines, perhaps on the southwest coast of Asia Minor, maybe in Egypt or close by, or more probably on the island of Crete
2. (TWOT) the island of Crete, homeland or staging area of the Philistines

Strong's Definitions

Kaphtor, kaf-tore'; or (Amos 9:7) Kaphtowr, kaf-tore'; apparently the same as 3730; Caphtor (i.e. a wreath-shaped island), the original seat of the Philistines: — Caphtor.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the Avims which dwelt in Hazerim, even unto Azzah, the H3731ims, which came forth out of H3731, destroyed them, and dwelt in their stead.)


Because of the day that cometh to spoil all the Philistines, and to cut off from Tyrus and Zidon every helper that remaineth: for the LORD will spoil the Philistines, the remnant of the country of H3731.


Are ye not as children of the Ethiopians unto me, O children of Israel? saith the LORD. Have not I brought up Israel out of the land of Egypt? and the Philistines from H3731, and the Syrians from Kir?