Word Summary
daka: to crush
Original Word: דָּכָא
Transliteration: daka
Phonetic Spelling: (daw-kaw')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to crush
Meaning: to crumble, to bruise
Strong's Concordance
beat to pieces, break in pieces, bruise, contrite, crush, destroy, humble, oppress,

A primitive root (compare dakah); to crumble; transitively, to bruise (literally or figuratively) -- beat to pieces, break (in pieces), bruise, contrite, crush, destroy, humble, oppress, smite.

see HEBREW dakah


H1792. daka

[דָּכָא‎] verb crush, poetic (Assyrian dakû, crush, Muss-ArnHebraica. Oct. 1890, 66) not in

Qal; —

Niph`al Participle נִדְכָּאִיםIsaiah 57:15; — crushed, figurative = contrite ones.

Pi`el Perfect דִּכָּאPsalm 143:3; 2masculine singular דִּכִּאתָ89:11; Imperfect וִידַכֵּא72:4; 2masculine singular תְּדַכֵּאProverbs 22:22 (juss); יְדַכְּאוּPsalm 94:5, תְּדַכְּאוּIsaiah 3:15; suffix וִידַכְּאֵנִיJob 6:9, יְדַכְּאוּם4:19; 2masculine plural וּתְדַכּאוּנַּנִי19:2 (so Baer, see his edition p. 44, compare Norzi); Infinitive לִדַכֵּאLamentations 3:34; suffix דַּכְּאוֺIsaiah 53:10; — crush, (figurative) with accusative one's life to the earth Psalm 143:3, Egypt 89:11 (compare De Che; ׳י‎ subject), servant of Yahweh Isaiah 53:10 (׳י‎ subject), Job 6:9 וִיד אֱלוֺהַּ ׳וְיֹאֵל‎; oppressor Psalm 72:4, God's people 94:5 ("" יְּעַנּוּ‎), Isaiah 3:15, compare Proverbs 22:22 illegally in tribunal, Lamentations 3:34 ׳ד רגליו תחת‎ (in all human oppressor subject); crush me בְּמִלִּיםJob 19:2 (Job's friends, subject; "" נַפְשִׁי תּוֺגְיוּן‎); never literal, not even 4:19 (יְדַכְּאוּם‎, with indefinite subject), for suffix reference not to בָּֽתֵּיחֹֿמֶר‎, but rather to שֹׁכְנֵי‎, i.e. men inhabiting the clay houses, bodies, compare Di.

Pu`al Perfect דֻּכְּאוּJeremiah 44:10; Imperfect יְדֻכָּאJob 22:9; Participle מְדֻכָּאIsaiah 53:5, מְדֻכָּאִים19:10; — crushed, broken in pieces, shattered Job 22:9 with object feminine זרועות‎; Isaiah 19:10 subject שָׁתוֺת‎ (here metaphor. for nobles); figurative of servant of ׳י53:5; made humble, contrite Jeremiah 44:10.

Hithpa`el Imperfect יִדַּכְּאוּJob 5:4, יִדַּכָּ֑אוּ34:25; — must let themselves be crushed, i.e. maltreated 5:4 (in court בשׁער‎, compare

Pi`el Proverbs 22:22); are crushed Job 34:25 (the mighty, by God).