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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #1758 - דִּישׁ
1) to tread out, thresh
1a) (Qal) to tread on, trample on, thresh
1b) (Niphal) to be trampled down
1c) (Hophal) to be threshed
1090) sd (דסה DSh) AC: Thresh CO: Grass AB: ?: The pictograph d is a door representing the idea of moving back and forth. The s is a picture of teeth meaning to press. Combined these pictures mean "the back and forth movement of pressure". The grains were placed on the threshing floor where they were trampled on and beaten in order to separate the hulls from the grain. (eng: dash - as tread on and broken)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Qal Perfect דָּשׁ 1 Chronicles 21:20, וְדַשְׁתִּ֫י Judges 8:7; Imperfect וַיָּדָשׁ so read for וַיֹּדַע Judges 8:16 compare Be Door Bu Vrss; 2 masculine singular תָּדוּשׁ Isaiah 41:15; Habakkuk 3:12; 3 masculine singular suffix יְדוּשֶׁ֑נּוּ Isaiah 28:28; 3 feminine singular suffix תְּדוּשֶׁ֑הָ Job 39:15; Imperative feminine singular דּוֺשִׁי Micah 4:13; Infinitive construct לָדֻשׁ 2 Kings 13:7, לָדוּשׁ Hosea 10:11, suffix דּוּשָׁם Amos 1:13; דִּישׁוֺ Deuteronomy 25:4; absolute אָדוֺשׁ Isaiah 28:28 as if from אדשׁ compare Kö i. 444; yet ארשׁ nowhere else & form very possibly textual error, compare Ol§ 245 k; Participle feminine דָּשָׁא Jeremiah 50:11; — tread on, trample on, with accusative Job 39:15 (beast on eggs, "" זוּר); thresh, literal with accusative חִטִּים 1 Chronicles 21:20; Jeremiah 50:11, לֶחֶם ( i.e. its material) Isaiah 28:28 (in simile); absolute 2 Kings 13:7 (in simile); Hosea 10:11 (metaphor of Ephraim as heifer); tread or thresh Judges 8:7 with (אֶת = together with, compare Stu; Ew§ 234 e takes as accusative, & verb as abbrev Hiph`il.) thorns, קוֺצִים and בַּרְקָנִים q. v.; and also in Judges 8:16 (read וידשׁ compare above) followed by בָּהֶם, with them, reference to קוצים and ברקנים; figurative devastation of land Amos 1:3 (Gilead), destruction of peoples Habakkuk 3:12 (גוים); especially Micah 4:13 (absolute), where full metaphor; hyperbole of Israel Isaiah 41:15 with accusative הרים. —
Niph`al be trampled down, Perfect וְנָדוֺשׁ consecutive Isaiah 25:10 figurative, subject Moab; Infinitive הִדּוּשׁ ib. (simile, subject מתבן straw-heap; on form compare Ol§ 193 a Ba NB 156) —
Hoph`al be threshed, Imperfect יוּדַשׁ Isaiah 28:27 (subject קֶצַח).
דִּישׁ i.q. דּוּשׁ to thresh, which see. Hence