Knop

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  • Knop in glassware is a decorative knob or swelling in the stem of a goblet.
  • Knop, in the Bible, is a decorative ornament:
  1. Heb. kaphtor (Exodus 25:31-36), occurring in the description of the seven-branch candlestick in the Jewish Tabernacle and the Temple in Jerusalem. It was an ornamental swell beneath the cups of the candlestick, probably in 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 wainscoting in the Temple and on the castings on the brim of the Kiyor or laver (the "brazen sea" of the King James Version).

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 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainEaston, Matthew George (1897). "article name needed". Easton's Bible Dictionary (New and revised ed.). T. Nelson and Sons.