כַּפְתּוֹר kaphtor (i) "knob, capital of a pillar" in Ex 25:31-36; 37:17-22 it is part of the lampstand of the tabernacle, while in Am 9:1 and Zeph 2:14 it is more likely to refer to the capitals of pillars.

(ii) "Kaphtor, Crete" in Dt 2:23 Jer 47:4 and Am 9:7 the Philistines are associated with Kaphtor.