Word Summary
daphaq: to beat, knock
Original Word: דָּפַק
Transliteration: daphaq
Phonetic Spelling: (daw-fak')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to beat, knock
Meaning: to knock, to press severely
Strong's Concordance
beat, knock, overdrive

A primitive root; to knock; by analogy, to press severely -- beat, knock, overdrive.


H1849. daphaq

[דָּפַק‎] verb beat, knock (Arabic pour out, also drive (beasts)) —

Qal Perf.3masculine plural suffix וּדְפָקוּם‎ consecutive Genesis 33:13, but read 1singular suffix ᵑ6 ᵐ5 וּדְפַקְתִּים‎ Sam Di beat (in driving, drive severely or cruelly); Participle דּוֺפֵקSong of Solomon 5:2 absolute knocking (at door).

Hithpa`el Participle עַלהַֿדָּ֑לֶת מִתְדַּמְּקִיםJudges 19:22 beat violently (beat themselves tired) against the door.