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Lexicon :: Strong's H1869 - dāraḵ

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TWOT Reference: 453

Strong’s Definitions

דָּרַךְ dârak, daw-rak'; a primitive root; to tread; by implication, to walk; also to string a bow (by treading on it in bending):—archer, bend, come, draw, go (over), guide, lead (forth), thresh, tread (down), walk.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 62x

The KJV translates Strong's H1869 in the following manner: tread (23x), bend (8x), bent (7x), lead (4x), archer (2x), tread down (2x), come (1x), go (2x), treader (2x), tread upon (2x), walk (2x), drew (1x), lead forth (1x), guide (1x), tread out (1x), go over (1x), shoot (1x), thresh (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 62x
The KJV translates Strong's H1869 in the following manner: tread (23x), bend (8x), bent (7x), lead (4x), archer (2x), tread down (2x), come (1x), go (2x), treader (2x), tread upon (2x), walk (2x), drew (1x), lead forth (1x), guide (1x), tread out (1x), go over (1x), shoot (1x), thresh (1x).
  1. to tread, bend, lead, march

    1. (Qal)

      1. to tread, march, march forth

      2. to tread on, tread upon

      3. to tread (a press)

      4. to tread (bend) a bow

      5. archer, bow-benders (participle)

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to tread, tread down

      2. to tread (bend with the foot) a bow

      3. to cause to go, lead, march, tread

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דָּרַךְ dârak, daw-rak'; a primitive root; to tread; by implication, to walk; also to string a bow (by treading on it in bending):—archer, bend, come, draw, go (over), guide, lead (forth), thresh, tread (down), walk.
STRONGS H1869: Abbreviations
דָּרַךְ verb tread, march (Aramaic דְּרַךְ, KeRD; Late Hebrew Hiph. lead, conduct; Arabic IV. ادرك reach, overtake; Ethiopic ደረከ፡ be rough, serve (from calcavit, Di); መድረክ፡ threshold, vestibule) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular דָּרַךְ Numbers 24:17 + 6 times; 3rd person feminine singular דָּֽרְכָה Joshua 14:9; 2nd person masculine singular דָּרַכְתָּ Habakkuk 3:15; 1st person singular דָּרַכְתִּי Isaiah 63:3; Zechariah 9:13; plural דָּֽרְכוּ Job 22:15 + 3 times; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִדְרֹךְ Micah 5:4 + 6 times + ידרך Jeremiah 51:3 (כתיב ולא קוי); 3rd person feminine singular תִּדְרֹךְ Deuteronomy 11:24; Joshua 1:3; 2nd person masculine singular תִּדְרֹךְ Deuteronomy 33:29 + 2 times; 2nd person feminine singular תִּדְרְכִי Judges 5:21; 1st person singular suffix וְאֶדְרְכֵם Isaiah 63:3; 3rd person masculine plural יִדְרְכוּ 1 Samuel 5:5, יִדְרְכוּן Psalm 11:2, וַיִּדְרְכוּ Judges 9:27; 2nd person masculine plural תִּדְרְכוּ Deuteronomy 11:25; Participle active דֹּרֵךְ Amos 4:13 + 5 times; דּוֺרֵךְ Job 9:8; דֹּרְכִים Jeremiah 25:30; Nehemiah 13:15; דֹּרְכֵי Jeremiah 46:9 + 5 times; passive feminine דְּרוּכָה Isaiah 21:15; דְּרֻכוֺת Isaiah 5:28; —
1. tread, march, march forth, absolute, תִּדְרְכִי נַפְשִׁי עֹז Judges 5:21; compare דָּרַךְ כּוֺכָב מִיַּעֲקֹב Numbers 24:17 (poem) a star hath marched forth from Jacob.
2. tread upon (land), followed by בְּ Deuteronomy 1:36; Deuteronomy 11:25 (subject person), Joshua 14:9 (subject רֶגֶל) compare Deuteronomy 11:24 = Joshua 1:3 (subject כַּף רַגְלְכֶם); tread in a path, followed by בְּ Isaiah 59:8 (figurative of mode of life); tread in (on) the sea, followed by בְּ Habakkuk 3:15 (but text dubious compare VB); of an invader יִדְרֹךְ בְּאַרְמְנוֺתֵינוּ Micah 5:4 (|| יָבוֺא בְּאַרְצֵנוּ); בִּגְבולֵינוּ יִד׳ Micah 5:5 (|| id.); followed by עַל 1 Samuel 5:5 (עַלמִֿפְתַּן דָּגוֺן); Psalm 91:3 (עַלשַֿׁחַל וָפֶתֶן); especially (poetry) עַלבָּֿמֳו֯תֵי אֶרֶץ Micah 1:3, of י׳, so Amos 4:13, & (עַלבָּֿמֳתֵי יָ֑ם) Job 9:8; of Israel treading on heights of enemies, i.e. subduing them Deuteronomy 33:29. Once followed by accusative (אֲשֶׁר reference אֹרַח) Job 22:15. In technical senses
3. tread wine- (or oil-) press, followed by accusative יְקָבִים Job 24:11 (|| יַצְהִירוּ), גִּתּוֺת Nehemiah 13:15; followed by accusative of thing pressed עֲנָבִים ד׳ Amos 9:13; also of product תִּדְרֹךְזַֿיִת ֗֗֗ וְתִירוֺשׁ Micah 6:15; יַיִן בַּיְקָבִים לֹא יִדְרֹךְ הַדֹּרֵךְ Isaiah 16:10; followed by בְּגַת Isaiah 63:2 (in simile); absolute Jeremiah 25:30 (simile) Jeremiah 48:33; figurative of judgment Isaiah 63:3 followed by accusative פּוּרָה winepress, subject י׳, compare Isaiah 63:3 וְאֶדְרְכֵם בְּאַפִּי (|| רמס), i.e. tread them down; so גַּת דָּרַךְ אֲדֹנָי לִבְתוּלַת בַּתיְֿהוּדָה Lamentations 1:15.
4. tread (i.e. bend) the bow, followed by accusative קֶשֶׁת Jeremiah 51:8 (אֶליִֿדְרֹךְ יד֯רך הַדֹּרֵךְ קַשְׁתּוֺ); figurative of assaults of wicked Psalm 11:2; Psalm 37:14, of judgments of י׳ Psalm 7:18; Lamentations 2:4; Lamentations 3:12; also figurative of Judah as bow in hand of י׳, כִּי דָרַכְתִּי לִי יְהוּדָה Zechariah 9:13 (|| קֶשֶׁת מִלֵּאתִי אֶפְרַיִם); twice in like meaning with object חֵץ arrow Psalm 58:8 (but on text compare Checritical note.) Psalm 64:4; דֹּרְכֵי קֶשֶׁת = bow-benders, archers Jeremiah 50:14, 29; 1 Chronicles 5:18; 1 Chronicles 8:40; 2 Chronicles 14:7; קֶשֶׁת דְּרוּכָה bent bow Isaiah 21:15; קַשְׁתֹֿתָיו דְּרֻכוֺת Isaiah 5:28.
Hiph. Perfect וְהִדְרִיךְ Isaiah 11:15; suffix הִדְרִיכָהּ Jeremiah 51:33 (where many infinitive construct) compare RSJ Ph xvi. (1888) 72; 1st person singular suffix הִדְרַכְתִּיךָ Proverbs 4:11; 3rd person plural suffix הִדְרִיכֻ֑הוּ Judges 20:43, הִדְרִיכוּהוּ Job 28:8; Imperfect יַדְרֵךְ Psalm 25:9, suffix יַדְרִכֵנִי Habakkuk 3:19; וַיַּדְרִיכֵם Psalm 107:7; 1st person singular suffix אַדְרִיכֵם Isaiah 42:16; וַיַּדְרְכוּ Jeremiah 9:2 (compare Ges§ 53, 3, R 4); Imperative masculine singular suffix הַדְרִיכֵנִי Psalm 25:5; Psalm 119:35; Infinitive construct see above; Participle suffix מַדְרִיכְךָ Isaiah 48:17; —
1. tread, tread down, of treading down enemy in battle Judges 20:43; of treading a path Job 28:8; levelling threshing-floor Jeremiah 51:33 (all followed by suffix).
2. tread (bend) the bow (= Qal 4), only figurative וַיַּדְרְכוּ אֶתלְֿשׁוֺנָם קַשְׁתָּם שֶׁקֶר Jeremiah 9:2 and they have bent their tongue as their bow in falsehood.
3. causative, cause to tread or march, lead, returning exiles Isaiah 11:15 (subject י׳; no object expressed); compare וַיַּדְרִיכֵם בְּדֶרֶךְ יְשָׁרָה Psalm 107:7 and he led them in a straight way; see also Isaiah 42:16 (|| הוֺלִיךְ); with a moral application הִדְרַכְתִּיךָ בְּמַעְגְּלֵייֿשֶׁר Proverbs 4:11; compare Psalm 119:35 הַדְרִיכֵנִי בִּנְתִיב מִצְוֺתֶיךָ lead me in the path of thy commandments; Psalm 25:5 בַּאֲמִתֶּ֑ךָ || (לַמּדֵנִי) compare Psalm 25:9 בַּמִּשְׁפָּט (|| דַּרְבּוֹ יְלַמֵּד), Isaiah 48:17 בְּדֶרֶךְ תֵּלֵךְ (|| מְלַמֶּדְךָ לְהוֺעִל); once of giving security & triumph עַלבָּֿמוֺתַי יַדְרִכֵנִי Habakkuk 3:19 upon mine heights he maketh me tread (compare Qal 2).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


24:17; 24:17


1:36; 11:24; 11:24; 11:25; 11:25; 33:29; 33:29


1:3; 1:3; 14:9; 14:9


5:21; 5:21; 9:27; 20:43; 20:43

1 Samuel

5:5; 5:5

1 Chronicles

5:18; 8:40

2 Chronicles



13:15; 13:15


9:8; 9:8; 22:15; 22:15; 24:11; 28:8; 28:8


11:2; 11:2; 25:5; 25:5; 25:9; 25:9; 37:14; 58:8; 64:4; 91:3; 107:7; 107:7; 119:35; 119:35


4:11; 4:11


5:28; 5:28; 11:15; 11:15; 16:10; 21:15; 21:15; 42:16; 42:16; 48:17; 48:17; 59:8; 63:2; 63:3; 63:3; 63:3; 63:3


9:2; 9:2; 25:30; 25:30; 46:9; 48:33; 50:14; 50:29; 51:3; 51:8; 51:33; 51:33


1:15; 2:4; 3:12


4:13; 4:13; 9:13


1:3; 5:4; 5:4; 5:5; 6:15


3:15; 3:15; 3:19; 3:19


9:13; 9:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1869 matches the Hebrew דָּרַךְ (dāraḵ),
which occurs 63 times in 59 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Num 24:17–Lam 3:12)

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:17 - I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not nigh: there shall come H1869 a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and shall smite the corners of Moab, and destroy all the children of Sheth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:36 - Save Caleb the son of Jephunneh; he shall see it, and to him will I give the land that he hath trodden upon, H1869 and to his children, because he hath wholly followed the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:24 - Every place whereon the soles of your feet shall tread H1869 shall be yours: from the wilderness and Lebanon, from the river, the river Euphrates, even unto the uttermost sea shall your coast be.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:25 - There shall no man be able to stand before you: for the LORD your God shall lay the fear of you and the dread of you upon all the land that ye shall tread H1869 upon, as he hath said unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:29 - Happy art thou, O Israel: who is like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread H1869 upon their high places.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:3 - Every place that the sole of your foot shall tread upon, H1869 that have I given unto you, as I said unto Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:9 - And Moses sware on that day, saying, Surely the land whereon thy feet have trodden H1869 shall be thine inheritance, and thy children's for ever, because thou hast wholly followed the LORD my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:21 - The river of Kishon swept them away, that ancient river, the river Kishon. O my soul, thou hast trodden down H1869 strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:27 - And they went out into the fields, and gathered their vineyards, and trode H1869 the grapes, and made merry, and went into the house of their god, and did eat and drink, and cursed Abimelech.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:43 - Thus they inclosed the Benjamites round about, and chased them, and trode them down H1869 with ease over against Gibeah toward the sunrising.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:5 - Therefore neither the priests of Dagon, nor any that come into Dagon's house, tread H1869 on the threshold of Dagon in Ashdod unto this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:18 - The sons of Reuben, and the Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh, of valiant men, men able to bear buckler and sword, and to shoot H1869 with bow, and skilful in war, were four and forty thousand seven hundred and threescore, that went out to the war.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:40 - And the sons of Ulam were mighty men of valour, archers, H1869 and had many sons, and sons' sons, an hundred and fifty. All these are of the sons of Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:8 - And Asa had an army of men that bare targets and spears, out of Judah three hundred thousand; and out of Benjamin, that bare shields and drew H1869 bows, two hundred and fourscore thousand: all these were mighty men of valour.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:15 - In those days saw I in Judah some treading H1869 wine presses on the sabbath, and bringing in sheaves, and lading asses; as also wine, grapes, and figs, and all manner of burdens, which they brought into Jerusalem on the sabbath day: and I testified against them in the day wherein they sold victuals.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:8 - Which alone spreadeth out the heavens, and treadeth H1869 upon the waves of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:15 - Hast thou marked the old way which wicked men have trodden? H1869
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:11 - Which make oil within their walls, and tread H1869 their winepresses, and suffer thirst.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:8 - The lion's whelps have not trodden H1869 it, nor the fierce lion passed by it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:12 - If he turn not, he will whet his sword; he hath bent H1869 his bow, and made it ready.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:2 - For, lo, the wicked bend H1869 their bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:5 - Lead H1869 me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:9 - The meek will he guide H1869 in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:14 - The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent H1869 their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright conversation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:7 - Let them melt away as waters which run continually: when he bendeth H1869 his bow to shoot his arrows, let them be as cut in pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 64:3 - Who whet their tongue like a sword, and bend H1869 their bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:13 - Thou shalt tread H1869 upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:7 - And he led them forth H1869 by the right way, that they might go to a city of habitation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:35 - Make me to go H1869 in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:11 - I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led H1869 thee in right paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:28 - Whose arrows are sharp, and all their bows bent, H1869 their horses' hoofs shall be counted like flint, and their wheels like a whirlwind:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:15 - And the LORD shall utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his mighty wind shall he shake his hand over the river, and shall smite it in the seven streams, and make men go over H1869 dryshod.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:10 - And gladness is taken away, and joy out of the plentiful field; and in the vineyards there shall be no singing, neither shall there be shouting: the treaders H1869 shall tread out H1869 no wine in their presses; I have made their vintage shouting to cease.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:15 - For they fled from the swords, from the drawn sword, and from the bent H1869 bow, and from the grievousness of war.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:16 - And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead H1869 them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:17 - Thus saith the LORD, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the LORD thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth H1869 thee by the way that thou shouldest go.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:8 - The way of peace they know not; and there is no judgment in their goings: they have made them crooked paths: whosoever goeth H1869 therein shall not know peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:2 - Wherefore art thou red in thine apparel, and thy garments like him that treadeth H1869 in the winefat?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:3 - I have trodden H1869 the winepress alone; and of the people there was none with me: for I will tread H1869 them in mine anger, and trample them in my fury; and their blood shall be sprinkled upon my garments, and I will stain all my raiment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:3 - And they bend H1869 their tongues like their bow for lies: but they are not valiant for the truth upon the earth; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:30 - Therefore prophesy thou against them all these words, and say unto them, The LORD shall roar from on high, and utter his voice from his holy habitation; he shall mightily roar upon his habitation; he shall give a shout, as they that tread H1869 the grapes, against all the inhabitants of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:9 - Come up, ye horses; and rage, ye chariots; and let the mighty men come forth; the Ethiopians and the Libyans, that handle the shield; and the Lydians, that handle and bend H1869 the bow.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:33 - And joy and gladness is taken from the plentiful field, and from the land of Moab; and I have caused wine to fail from the winepresses: none shall tread H1869 with shouting; their shouting shall be no shouting.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:14 - Put yourselves in array against Babylon round about: all ye that bend H1869 the bow, shoot at her, spare no arrows: for she hath sinned against the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:29 - Call together the archers against Babylon: all ye that bend H1869 the bow, camp against it round about; let none thereof escape: recompense her according to her work; according to all that she hath done, do unto her: for she hath been proud against the LORD, against the Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:3 - Against him that bendeth H1869  let the archer H1869 bend H1869 his bow, and against him that lifteth himself up in his brigandine: and spare ye not her young men; destroy ye utterly all her host.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:33 - For thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; The daughter of Babylon is like a threshingfloor, it is time to thresh H1869 her: yet a little while, and the time of her harvest shall come.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:15 - The Lord hath trodden under foot all my mighty men in the midst of me: he hath called an assembly against me to crush my young men: the Lord hath trodden H1869 the virgin, the daughter of Judah, as in a winepress.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:4 - He hath bent H1869 his bow like an enemy: he stood with his right hand as an adversary, and slew all that were pleasant to the eye in the tabernacle of the daughter of Zion: he poured out his fury like fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:12 - He hath bent H1869 his bow, and set me as a mark for the arrow.

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