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Lexicon :: Strong's H1854 - dāqaq

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [compare הָדַךְ (H1915)]
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TWOT Reference: 448

Strong’s Definitions

דָּקַק dâqaq, daw-kak'; a primitive root (compare H1915); to crush (or intransitively) crumble:—beat in pieces (small), bruise, make dust, (into) × powder, (be, very) small, stamp (small).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H1854 in the following manner: beat small (2x), powder (2x), stamp (2x), stamp small (2x), bruise (2x), small (1x), made dust (1x), beat in pieces (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H1854 in the following manner: beat small (2x), powder (2x), stamp (2x), stamp small (2x), bruise (2x), small (1x), made dust (1x), beat in pieces (1x).
  1. to crush, pulverise, thresh

    1. (Qal)

      1. to crush

      2. to be fine

    2. (Hiphil) to pulverise, make dust of

    3. (Hophal) to be crushed

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דָּקַק dâqaq, daw-kak'; a primitive root (compare H1915); to crush (or intransitively) crumble:—beat in pieces (small), bruise, make dust, (into) × powder, (be, very) small, stamp (small).
STRONGS H1854: Abbreviations
† [דָּקַק] verb crush, pulverise, thresh; be fine (Arabic دَقَّ be or become thin, minute; Ethiopic ደቀቀ፡ Assyrian daḳâḳu Pa. break in pieces COTGloss; Phoenician דק id., Aramaic דַּקֵּק Pa. id., QfD) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular דַּק Deuteronomy 9:21, דָּ֑ק Exodus 32:20; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix יְדֻקֶּ֑נּוּ Isaiah 28:28; 2nd person masculine singular תָּדֹק Isaiah 41:15; —
1. crush (transitive) followed by accusative לֶחֶם bread-stuff, corn Isaiah 28:28; of threshing || דּוּשׁ Isaiah 41:15 (figurative of pulverizing mountains).
2. only Perfect; be fine, of state to which Moses reduced the golden calf by grinding וַיִּטְחַן עַד אֲשֶׁרדָּֿק֑ Exodus 32:20; וָאֶכֹּת אֹתוֺ טָחוֺן הֵיטֵב עַד אֲשֶׁרדַּֿק לְעָפָר Deuteronomy 9:21.
Hiph. Perfect הֵדַק 2 Kings 23:15; 2 Chronicles 34:4; 2nd person feminine singular וַהֲדִקּוֺתְ consecutive Micah 4:13; Imperfect וַיָּ֫דֶק 2 Kings 23:6; 2 Chronicles 15:16; 1st person singular suffix אֲדִקֵּם 2 Samuel 22:43 (but אֲרִיקֵם || Psalm 18:43); Infinitive absolute הָדֵק Exodus 30:36; construct לְהֵדַק 2 Chronicles 34:7 (form anomalous compare Ew§ 238 d Ol§ 258 b Be; read perhaps לְהָדֵק Ki; or לָדַק [see כַּדַּק Isaiah 40:15] compare Öttli); — make dust of, pulverize וַיָּ֫דֶק לְעָפָר 2 Kings 23:6 (i.e. the Ashera), || 2 Chronicles 34:4, 7 (כִּתַּת לְהֵדַק); so of the bamah הֵדַק לְעָפָר 2 Kings 23:15; of the מִפְלֶצֶת 2 Chronicles 15:16; figurative Micah 4:13 (object עַמִּים רַבִּים); Exodus 30:36 (P) has וְשָׁחַקְתָּ֫ מִמֶּנָּה הָדֵק and thou shalt beat some of it fine (i.e. the incense); 2 Samuel 22:43 read אֲרִיקֵם (|| Psalm 18:43) for אֲדִקֵּם.
Hoph. Imperfect יוּדָ֑ק Isaiah 28:28 be crushed, subject לֶחֶם bread corn (compare above Qal); — on sense compare Che Di.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H1855.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


30:36; 30:36; 32:20; 32:20


9:21; 9:21

2 Samuel

22:43; 22:43

2 Kings

23:6; 23:6; 23:15; 23:15

2 Chronicles

15:16; 15:16; 34:4; 34:4; 34:7; 34:7


18:43; 18:43


28:28; 28:28; 28:28; 40:15; 41:15; 41:15


4:13; 4:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1854 matches the Hebrew דָּקַק (dāqaq),
which occurs 13 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:36 - And thou shalt beat some of it very small, H1854 and put of it before the testimony in the tabernacle of the congregation, where I will meet with thee: it shall be unto you most holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:20 - And he took the calf which they had made, and burnt it in the fire, and ground it to powder, H1854 and strawed it upon the water, and made the children of Israel drink of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:21 - And I took your sin, the calf which ye had made, and burnt it with fire, and stamped it, and ground it very small, even until it was as small H1854 as dust: and I cast the dust thereof into the brook that descended out of the mount.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:43 - Then did I beat them as small as the dust of the earth, I did stamp H1854 them as the mire of the street, and did spread them abroad.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:6 - And he brought out the grove from the house of the LORD, without Jerusalem, unto the brook Kidron, and burned it at the brook Kidron, and stamped it small H1854 to powder, and cast the powder thereof upon the graves of the children of the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:15 - Moreover the altar that was at Bethel, and the high place which Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin, had made, both that altar and the high place he brake down, and burned the high place, and stamped H1854 it small to powder, and burned the grove.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 15:16 - And also concerning Maachah the mother of Asa the king, he removed her from being queen, because she had made an idol in a grove: and Asa cut down her idol, and stamped H1854 it, and burnt it at the brook Kidron.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:4 - And they brake down the altars of Baalim in his presence; and the images, that were on high above them, he cut down; and the groves, and the carved images, and the molten images, he brake in pieces, and made dust H1854 of them, and strowed it upon the graves of them that had sacrificed unto them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:7 - And when he had broken down the altars and the groves, and had beaten the graven images into powder, H1854 and cut down all the idols throughout all the land of Israel, he returned to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:28 - Bread corn is bruised; H1854 because he will not ever be threshing it, nor break it with the wheel of his cart, nor bruise H1854 it with his horsemen.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:15 - Behold, I will make thee a new sharp threshing instrument having teeth: thou shalt thresh the mountains, and beat them small, H1854 and shalt make the hills as chaff.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:13 - Arise and thresh, O daughter of Zion: for I will make thine horn iron, and I will make thy hoofs brass: and thou shalt beat in pieces H1854 many people: and I will consecrate their gain unto the LORD, and their substance unto the Lord of the whole earth.
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