Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A post or station where money is collected from passengers for maintaining the security of the roads.
  • n. The tax so collected.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • That which, Exod.xxv. 17, is called capporeth, from caphar, properly to cover, is here called hilastērion, that which Christ is said to be, Rom. iii.

    The Death of Death in the Death of Christ

  • Testament where Greek "propitiation" occurs, is 1Jo 4: 10; it answers in the Septuagint to Hebrew, "caphar," to effect an atonement or reconciliation with God; and in Eze 44: 29, to the sin offering.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • The name of Capernaum, containing the word caphar, “village,” seems to designate a small town of the ancient character, in opposition to the great towns built according to the Roman method, like Tiberias. [

    The Life of Jesus

  • The name of Capernaum, containing the word _caphar_, "village," seems to designate a small town of the ancient character, in opposition to the great towns built according to the Roman method, like Tiberias. [

    The Life of Jesus

  • The caphar of the Franks now is fourteen dollars: and Europe does not complain of this voluntary tax.]

    History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 5

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