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Ornaments adopted in the construction of the golden candlestick and in Solomon's temple.

1. kaphtor, 'a crown or circlet.' Exodus 25:31-36 ; Exodus 37:17-22 .

2. peqaim, ' wild cucumbers,' egg shaped. 1 Kings 6:18 ; 1 Kings 7:24 . The definite form of these ornaments is not known, save as may be surmised from the relievo on the Arch of Titus at Rome.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Knops '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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