Meaning of Kafar (to Wipe Away): Some Thoughts

Some Thoughts as We Approach Yom Kippur

by Tim Hegg
Tim Hegg looks at the Hebrew word “kefar” and what it means. Normally translated “to cover, conceal,” by English translations when talking about God’s dealing with our sin, Hegg shows evidence that this word should more rightly be translated to “wipe away.”
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