In the bible, Caphtor is the name of the son of Mizraim (GEN 10:14). Meaning of the name: a sphere, buckle, or hand. Related names are: Philistines, Pathrus, Casluhim
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. The translations of Caphtor in 21 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
And the Avims which dwelt in Hazerim, even unto Azzah, the Caphtorims, which came forth out of Caphtor, destroyed them, and dwelt in their stead.) (DEU 2:23)
Because of the day that cometh to spoil all the Philistines, and to cut off from Tyrus and Zidon every helper that remaineth: for the LORD will spoil the Philistines, the remnant of the country of Caphtor. (JER 47:4)
Are ye not as children of the Ethiopians unto me, O children of Israel? saith the LORD. Have not I brought up Israel out of the land of Egypt? and the Philistines from Caphtor, and the Syrians from Kir? (AMO 9:7)
And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out of whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim. (GEN 10:14)