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Knop definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

KNOP, n. nop. [a different spelling of knap or nob.]
A knob; a tufted top; a bud; a bunch; a button.

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English -cnoppa knob Date: before 12th century a usually ornamental knob knopped adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a knob, esp. ornamental. 2 an ornamental loop or tuft in yarn. 3 archaic a flower-bud. Etymology: ME f. MLG, MDu. knoppe

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Knop Knop, n. [OE. knop, knoppe; cf. D. knop, knoop, G. knopf, Dan. knap, knop, Sw. knapp, knopp, button, bud, Icel. knappr, and E. knap, n. Cf. Knap, Knob.] 1. A knob; a bud; a bunch; a button. Four bowls made like unto almonds, with their knops and their flowers. --Ex. xxv. 21. 2. (Arch.) Any boldly projecting sculptured ornament; esp., the ornamental termination of a pinnacle, and then synonymous with finial; -- called also knob, and knosp. Knop sedge (Bot.), the bur reed (Sparganium); -- so called from its globular clusters of seed vessels. --Prior.

Easton's Bible Dictionary

some architectural ornament. (1.) 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.

(2.) Heb. peka'im, found only in 1 Kings 6:18 and 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.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

nop: In Ex 25:31 ff; 37:17 ff (kaphtor), part of the ornaments of the golden candlestick; in 1Ki 6:18; 7:24 (peqa`im), gourd-like ornaments of the lining of Solomon's temple, and of the brazen sea (in 1Ki 6:18, the Revised Version margin "gourds").

See CANDLESTICK, THE GOLDEN; TEMPLE; SEA, THE MOLTEN.




 


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