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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).
† [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.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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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 you shall crush some of it very H1854 fine H1854, and put part of it in front of the testimony in the tent of meeting where I will meet with you; it shall be most holy to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:20 - Then he took the calf which they had made and completely burned it with fire, and ground it to powder H1854, and scattered it over the surface of the water and made the sons of Israel drink it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:21 - “And I took your [fn]sinful thing which you had made, the calf, and burned it in the fire and crushed it, grinding it thoroughly until it was as fine H1854 as dust; and I threw its dust into the stream that came down from the mountain.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:43 - “Then I pulverized them as the dust of the earth;
I crushed H1854 and trampled them like the mud of the streets.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:6 - He also brought out the Asherah from the house of the LORD outside Jerusalem to the brook Kidron, and burned it at the brook Kidron, and ground H1854 it to dust, and threw its dust on the graves of the [fn]common people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:15 - Furthermore, the altar that was at Bethel and the high place which Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who misled Israel into sin, had made, even that altar and the high place he tore down. Then he burned the high place, ground H1854 the remains to dust, and burned the Asherah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 15:16 - He also removed Maacah, the mother of King Asa, from the position of queen mother, because she had made an abominable image [fn]as an Asherah, and Asa cut down her abominable image, crushed H1854 it, and burned it at the brook Kidron.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:4 - They tore down the altars of the Baals in his presence, and he chopped down the incense altars that were high above them; also he broke in pieces the Asherim, the carved images, and the cast metal images, and ground H1854 them to H1854 powder H1854, and scattered it on the graves of those who had sacrificed to them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:7 - he also tore down the altars and crushed the [fn]Asherim and the carved images into powder H1854, and chopped down all the incense altars throughout the land of Israel. Then he returned to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:28 - Grain for bread is crushed H1854,
Indeed, he does not continue to thresh it forever.
Because the wheel of his cart and his horses eventually [fn]damage it,
He does not thresh H1854 it longer.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:15 - “Behold, I turned you into a new, sharp threshing sledge with double edges;
You will thresh the mountains and pulverize H1854 them,
And make the hills like chaff.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:13 - “Arise and thresh, daughter of Zion,
For I will make your horn iron,
And I will make your hoofs bronze,
So that you may pulverize H1854 many peoples,
And dedicate to the LORD their unjust profit,
And their wealth to the Lord of all the earth.

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