From kaphal; a fold; Makpelah, a place in Palestine -- Machpelah.
see HEBREW kaphal
מַכְמֵּלָה proper name, of a location near Hebron, where the patriarchs and their wives were buried, only in P, always with article; בַּמּ אשׁר ׳שׂדה Genesis 23:17, הַמּ ׳מְעָדַת the cave of Machpelah 23:9, 25:9, הַמּ מְעָרַת׳שְׂדֵה 23:19; 50:13, הַמּ בִּשְׂדֵה אֲשֶׁר ׳מְעָרָה 49:30. — compare BuhlGeogr. 160, 161. — (Evidently originally appellative, but meaning dubious; ᵐ5 τό διπλοῦν; according to Thes = part, lot, portion, as Ethiopic ).