Easton's Bible Dictionary: M. G. Easton, M.A., D.D.
Some architectural ornament.
- Heb.kaphtor (Ex. 25:31-36), occurring in the description of the candlestick. It was an ornamental swell beneath the cups of the candlestick, probably an imitation of the fruit of the almond.
- Heb.peka'im, found only in 1 Ki. 6:18 and 1 Ki. 7:24, an ornament resembling a small gourd or an egg, on the cedar wainscot in the temple and on the castings on the brim of the brazen sea.
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