To pluck or break off.
And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; A great eagle with great wings, longwinged, full of feathers, which had divers colours, came unto Lebanon, and took the highest branch of the cedar: He CROPPED off the top of his young twigs, and carried it into a land of traffic; he set it in a city of merchants. ( Ezekiel 17:3-4 )
(1) As noun the translation of mur'-ah (Leviticus 1:16), which is the craw of a bird, especially of doves and pigeons, which had to be removed by the priest before he offered the birds as a burnt sacrifice.
(2) As a verb it is (Ezekiel 17:4,22) the translation of qaTaph, which has the meaning of "cutting off," "cutting down," "plucking."
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