Knop: Some architectural ornament.
1. Heb. kaphtor
(Exodus 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.
2. Heb. peka'im, found only in
(1 Kings 6:18; 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.