From kaphar; properly, a cover, i.e. (literally) a village (as covered in); (specifically) bitumen (as used for coating), and the henna plant (as used for dyeing); figuratively, a redemption-price -- bribe, camphire, pitch, ransom, satisfaction, sum of money, village.
see HEBREW kaphar
1 a price for ransom of a life Job 33:24; 36:18; ׳כ עַל Exodus 21:30 (Covt. code; "" נַפְשׁוֺ מִּדְיֹן); ׳כ נפשׁ Proverbs 13:8; ׳כ לְ ransom for 6:35; 21:18; Numbers 35:31-32, (P); כָּפְרוֺ his ransom Psalm 49:8 ׅ "" פדה (; כָּפְרְךָ thy ransom Isaiah 43:3 ׅ "" תַּחְתֶּיךָ (; כֹּפֶר alone 1 Samuel 12:3; Amos 5:12.
2 in the ritual of P ׳כ נַפְשׁוֺ Exodus 30:12 is a half shekel of the sanctuary paid by each male above twenty years at the census in order that there might be no plague upon them. It was offered to Yahweh, על לְכַמֵּר to atone for them.
II. כֹּ֫פֶר noun masculine pitch (Arabic (loan-word, compare Frä150), Syriac ᵑ7. כּוּפְרָא; Assyrian kupru, kupur DlHWB 348; compare גֹּפֶר ?) — Genesis 6:14 (P).
III. כֹּ֫פֶר noun masculine name of a plant, El „enna (√ dubious; Late Hebrew כּוֺפֶר; Aramaic כּוּפְרָא, Arabic El „enna, see LöwNo. 159) — a shrub or low tree, with fragrant whitish flowers growing in clusters like grapes, הַכֹּפֶר אֶשְׁכֹּל cluster of Henna Song of Solomon 1:14 (fragrant, figurative of a beloved one); plural כְּפָרִים 4:13.
IV. כֹּפֶר noun [masculine] village; — only singular construct הַמְּרָזִי כֹּפֶר 1 Samuel 6:18 villages of the peasantry.
הָעַמּוֺנִי כְּפַר see כָּפָר above