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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1793 - דַּכָּא
1) dust (noun masculine)
2) contrite (adjective)
1080) kd (דכ DK) AC: Crush CO: Mortar AB: ?: The pictograph d is a door representing the idea of moving back and forth. The k is a picture of the palm of the hand representing a bowl from its shape. Combined these pictures mean "the moving back and forth in a cup". Seeds are placed in a stone mortar, a stone cup, the stone pestle is moved around the cup to crush the seeds into a powder.
V) kkd (דככ DKK) - Small: To crush or beat something into small pieces. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: qqd] KJV (23): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) beat small, powder, stamp, bruise, small, dust, beat in pieces, break in pieces - Strongs: H1854 (דָּקַק), H1855 (דְּקַק)
Nm ) kid (דיכ DYK) - Siege works: Engines of war constructed next to a city wall for the purpose of battering it into pieces to allow entry into the city. [df: qyd] KJV (6): fort - Strongs: H1785 (דָּיֵק)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
דַּכָּא adj. [pl. const. דַּכְּאֵי], intensive from the root דָּכָא (of the form קַטָּל)
(1) very much crushed, broken very small, hence as a subst. that which is very small, poet. for dust. (Arab. دَكَّاءُ dust [rejected in Thes.].) Psalms 90:3, תָּשֵׁב אֱנוֹשׁ עַד־דַּכָּא “thou turnest man to dust.”
(2) broken in spirit, cast down, Isaiah 57:15; Psalms 34:19.
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29