Word Summary
qadad: to bow down
Original Word: קָדַד
Transliteration: qadad
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-dad')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to bow down
Meaning: to shrivel up, contract, bend the body, in deference
Strong's Concordance
bow down the head, stoop

A primitive root; to shrivel up, i.e. Contract or bend the body (or neck) in deference -- bow (down) (the) head, stoop.


H6915. qadad

I. [קָדַד‎] verb bow down (Assyrian (including Tel Amarna) ‡adâdu, bow down); —

Qal Imperfect3masculine singularוַּיִּקֹּדGenesis 24:26 +, etc.; — usually + וַיִּשְׁתַּחוּ‎ etc.; in worship of ׳י24:26, 48; Exodus 4:31; 12:27; 34:8; Numbers 22:31; 2 Chronicles 20:18; 29:30; Nehemiah 8:6; homage to man of rank Genesis 43:28, king 1 Samuel 24:9 (Gi v.24:8), 28:15; 1 Kings 1:16, 31; to ׳י‎ + king I Chron 1Ki 29:20.

II. קדד‎ (√ of following; meaning dubious.; Late Hebrew קָדְקד‎ = Biblical Hebrew; Assyrian ‡a‡‡adu = קָדְקֹד‎; compare Jewish-Aramaic).