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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3807 - כָּתַת
1) to beat, crush by beating, crush to pieces, crush fine
1a1) to beat or crush fine
1a2) to beat, hammer
1b1) to beat or crush fine
1b2) to beat, hammer
1c) (Pual) to be beaten
1d) (Hiphil) to beat in pieces, shatter
1e) (Hophal) to be beaten, be crushed
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
כָּתַת fut. יִכֹּת
(1) to beat, to hammer, to forge, Joel 4:10. (With this agree quatio, percutio; kindred root כָּדַד to hammer.)
(2) to beat in pieces, to break, e.g. a vessel, Isaiah 30:14. Part. pass. כָּתוּת crushed, i.e. castrated by bruising the testicles, Leviticus 22:24.
(3) to break down, i.e. to rout an enemy, Psal. 89:24.
Piel כִּתַּת i.q. Kal No. 1; Isaiah 2:4, No. 2; 2 Kings 18:4; 2 Chronicles 34:7, No. 3, to break down the earth, i.e. to lay it waste, Zechariah 11:6.
Pual pass. to beat or dash selves upon. 2 Chronicles 15:6, “they dash nation against nation, city against city;” speaking of a war in which all is mutual discord.
Hiphil fut. יַכְּתוּ to rout (an enemy), i.q. Kal No. 3, Numbers 14:45; Deuteronomy 1:44.
Hophal, fut. יֻכַּת to be beaten to pieces, used of the images of idols, Micah 1:7 Metaph. of persons, Job 4:20; Jeremiah 46:5.
Hence כָּתִית, מְכִתָּה.
the Third Week after Epiphany