Word Summary
qaphats: draw together, shut
Original Word: קָפַץ
Transliteration: qaphats
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-fats')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: draw together, shut
Meaning: to draw together, close, to leap, to die
Strong's Concordance
shut up, skip, stop, take out of the way

A primitive root; to draw together, i.e. Close; by implication, to leap (by contracting the limbs); specifically, to die (from gathering up the feet) -- shut (up), skip, stop, take out of the way.


H7092. qaphats

קָפַץverb draw together, shut (Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Arabic collect, conjoin, tie; Syriac draw together, contract, withdraw (compare NöM 47: ZMG xxxiii (1879), 516); קְפַץ ᵑ7hasten (double oneself up in running),

Pi`el hop, spring); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳קPsalm 77:10, etc.; Imperfect2masculine singular תִּקְמֹּץDeuteronomy 15:7; 3masculine plural יִקְמְּצוּIsaiah 52:15; — shut hand Deuteronomy 15:7 (with מִןaway from, so as not to lend; opp, פתח‎ Deuteronomy 15:80); mouth, in astonishment Isaiah 52:15, in abject silence Job 5:16; Psalm 107:42; figurative ׳ק רַחֲמָיו77:10 shut up his compassion.

Niph`al Imperfect3masculine singular יִקָּֽפְצוּןJob 24:24 si vera lectio, they draw themselves together, of contraction in death (compare Di Bu; Ol יִקָּֽבְצוּןare gathered in).

Pi`el Participle עַלהַֿגְּבָעוֺת מְקַמֵּץSong of Solomon 2:8 springing (i.e. making repeated contractions of body, in taking leaps) upon the hills ("" מְרַלֵּג‎).

קֵץ‎ see קצץ‎.