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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1794 - דָּכָה
1) to crush, be crushed, be contrite, be broken
1a) (Qal) to be crushed, collapse
1b) (Niphal) to be crushed, be contrite, be broken
1c1) to crush down
1c2) to crush to pieces
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 Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
דָּכָה i.q. דָּכָא to be broken to pieces, to be crushed, once found in Kal, Psalms 10:10 כתיב, וְדָכָה יָשֹׁחַ “and crushed he crouches down.” קרי, יִדְכֶּה id.
Piel, to break to pieces, to crush. Psal. 44:20 51:10, תָּגֵלְנָה עֲצָמוֹת דִּכִּיתָ “that the bones (which) thou hast broken may rejoice,” i.e. broken by a consciousness of guilt.
Niphal, pass. to be broken, crushed, Psal. 38:9 used of the heart, Psal. 51:19, לֵב נִשְׁבָּר וְנִדְכֶּה “a broken and a contrite heart.” Hence דֳּכִי.
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