1692. dabaq
Strong's Concordance
dabaq: to cling, cleave, keep close
Original Word: דָּבַק
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: dabaq
Phonetic Spelling: (daw-bak')
Short Definition: cling
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to cling, cleave, keep close
NASB Translation
cleaves (4), cling (14), clings (3), closely pursued (1), closer (1), clung (4), deeply attracted (1), fasten its grip (1), follow closely (1), held fast (1), hold (2), hold fast (2), holding fast (1), joined (2), joined together (1), overtake (1), overtook (5), pursued him closely (1), pursued them closely (1), remained steadfast (1), stay (1), stay close (1), stayed close (1), stick (1), stick together (1), stuck (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
דָּבַק, דָּבֵק verb cling, cleave, keep close (Late Hebrew id., Arabic Aramaic דְּבֵק, דְּבַק , ) —

Qal Perfect דָּבַק 1 Kings 11:2 2t.; וְדָבַק consecutive Genesis 2:24; דָּבֵ֑ק 2 Kings 3:3; 3feminine singular דָּֽבְקָה Ruth 1:14 5t.; דָּבֵ֑קָה Job 29:10; 1singular דָּבַקְתִּי Psalm 119:31; 3plural דָּֽבְקוּ 2 Samuel 20:2; וְדָֽבְקוּ consecutive Deuteronomy 28:60; דָּבֵ֑קוּ Job 41:15; וּדְבַקְתֶּם consecutive Joshua 23:12; Imperfect יִדְבַּק Deuteronomy 13:18 3t.; 3 feminine singular תִּדְבַּק 2 Kings 5:27; Psalm 137:6; וַתִּדְבַּק Genesis 34:3 2t.; suffix תִּדְבָּקַנִי Genesis 19:19; 2masculine singular תִּדְבָּ֑ק Deuteronomy 10:20; Ezekiel 29:4 (strike out B Co); 2 feminine singular תִּדְבָּקִין Ruth 2:8,21; 3plural יִדְבְּקוּ Numbers 36:7,9; 2masculine plural תִּדְבָּ֑קוּ Joshua 23:8; תִּדְבָּקוּ֑ן Deuteronomy 13:5; Infinitive construct וּלְדָבְקָהבּֿוֺ Deuteronomy 11:22 2t.; — in Hexateuch only J D, except Numbers 36:7,9 (P); —

1 cling, cleave to,

a. literally followed by בְּ Job 19:20 (bone to skin), so followed by לְ Psalm 102:6; followed by אֶל 2 Samuel 23:10 (hand to sword; accidentally omitted with other words 1 Chronicles 11:13 compare Dr 2 Samuel 23:11), Jeremiah 13:11 (girdle to loins), Lamentations 4:4 (tongue to roof of mouth, in thirst), so followed by לְ Job 29:10; Psalm 137:6 (as a judgment); so also in metaphor Psalm 44:26 דָּֽבְקָה לָאָרֶץ בִּטְנֵנוּ our belly cleaveth to the earth ("" שָׁחָה לֶעָפָר נַפְשֵׁנוּ), Psalm 119:25 דָּֽבְקָה לֶעָפָר נַפְשִׁי; fish to scales of crocodile (figurative of Pharaoh), followed by בְּ Ezekiel 29:4 (but compare above); absolute (reciprocal) of folds of crocodile's belly Job 41:15; further of the חֵרֶם remaining in (sticking to) the hand followed by בְּ Deuteronomy 13:18; so of spot, stain Job 31:7;

b. so also of abiding on the land of one's tribe Numbers 36:7,9 (followed by בְּ).

c. = remain with, close to followed by עִם Ruth 2:8,21 followed by בְּ Ruth 2:23.

2 cling, cleave to,

a. figurative of loyalty, affection etc., sometimes with idea of physical proximity retained, followed by בְּ Genesis 2:24 (J; man to wife) compare Genesis 34:3 (J) 1 Kings 11:2; Joshua 23:12 (D); further Ruth 1:14 (Ruth to Naomi); 2 Samuel 20:2 (people to king); especially (followed by בְּ) of cleaving to ׳י Deuteronomy 11:22 ("" אָהֵב, הָלַךְ בְּכָלדְּֿרָכָיו) Deuteronomy 30:20 ("" אָהֵב, שָׁמַע בְּקֹלוֺ), Joshua 22:5 ("" אָהֵב, ׳הָלַךְ וגו, שָׁמַר מִצְוֺתָיו); compare further Deuteronomy 10:20; Deuteronomy 13:5; Joshua 23:8 (all D), 2 Kings 18:6; Psalm 63:9 (followed by אַחֲרֵי) & Psalm 119:31 דָּבַקְתּי בְֵ˜עדְוֺתֶ֑יךָ; so

b. of the opposite בְּחַטּאֹות יָָֽרָבְעָם ֗֗֗ דָּבֵ֑ק 2 Kings 3:37,

c. subject disease, calamity, followed by בְּ person Deuteronomy 28:60; 2 Kings 5:27; followed by אַחֲרֵי Jeremiah 42:16; followed by accusative Genesis 19:19 (J); subject sin Psalm 101:3 (followed by בְּ person)

Pu`al Imperfect3masculine plural יְדֻבָּ֑קוּ passive of Hiph`il

1 followed by בְּ, of crocodile's scales, they are joined together Job 41:9 ("" יִתְלַכְּדוּ); absolute of earth-clods Job 38:38.

Hiph`il Perfect3feminine singular suffix הִדְבִּיקָ֑תְהוּ Judges 20:42; 3plural suffix הִדְבִּיקֻהוּ 2 Samuel 1:6; 1singular הִדְבַּקְתִּי Jeremiah 13:11; וְהִדְבַּקְתִּ֫י Ezekiel 29:4; Imperfect jussive יַדְבֵּק Deuteronomy 28:21; וַיַּדְבֵּק Genesis 31:23; אַדְבִּיק Ezekiel 3:26; וַיַּדְבִּיקוּ Judges 18:22; Judges 20:45; וַיַּדְבְּקוּ 1 Samuel 14:22 2t. (compare Ges§ 53 R 4 Köi. 210).

1 cause to cling or cleave to, followed by accusative + אֶל, literally וּלְשׁוֺנְךָ אַדְבִּיק אֶלחִֿכֶּ֑ךָ Ezekiel 3:26; see also Ezekiel 29:4 (followed by accusative + בְּ; literal, but in metaphor); figurative of causing to cleave to ׳י Jeremiah 13:11 (followed by accusative + אֶל); compare further Deuteronomy 28:21 (subject ׳י, followed by accusative of disease + בְּ).

2 pursue closely, followed by אַחֲרֵי Judges 20:45; 1 Samuel 14:22; 1 Chronicles 10:2 = 1 Samuel 31:2 (followed by accusative); so also 2 Samuel 1:6 (followed by accusative)

3 overtake, followed by accusative Genesis 31:23 (E), Judges 18:22; compare Judges 20:42 (subject הַמִּלְחָמַה).

Hoph`al Participle וּלְשׁוֺנִי מֻדְבָּק מַלְקוֺחָ֑י Psalm 22:16 and my tongue is made to cleave (to) my gums; compare below

Qal 1.

[דְּבֵק] verb cling (Biblical Hebrew); —

Pe`al Participle plural דָּֽבְקִין דְּנָה עִםדְּֿנָה Daniel 2:43.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
abide fast, cleave fast together, follow close hard after, be joined together

A primitive root; properly, to impinge, i.e. Cling or adhere; figuratively, to catch by pursuit -- abide fast, cleave (fast together), follow close (hard after), be joined (together), keep (fast), overtake, pursue hard, stick, take.

Forms and Transliterations
אַדְבִּ֣יק אדביק דָּ֣בַק דָּ֥בְקָה דָּֽבְקָ֣ה דָּבְק֣וּ דָּבְקָ֖ה דָּבְקָ֣ה דָּבְקָ֥ה דָּבֵ֑ק דָּבֵֽקָה׃ דָּבַ֥ק דָּבַ֥קְתִּי דָּבַ֨ק דָבֵ֑קוּ דבק דבקה דבקה׃ דבקו דבקתי הִדְבִּיקָ֑תְהוּ הִדְבִּקֻֽהוּ׃ הִדְבַּ֣קְתִּי הדביקתהו הדבקהו׃ הדבקתי וְדָבְק֖וּ וְדָבַ֣ק וְהִדְבַּקְתִּ֥י וַֽיַּדְבְּק֥וּ וַיִּדְבַּק֙ וַיַּדְבְּק֣וּ וַיַּדְבִּ֖יקוּ וַיַּדְבִּ֤יקוּ וַיַּדְבֵּ֥ק וַתִּדְבַּ֞ק וַתִּדְבַּ֣ק וַתִּדְבַּ֤ק וּדְבַקְתֶּם֙ וּלְדָבְקָה־ ודבק ודבקו ודבקתם והדבקתי וידביקו וידבק וידבקו ולדבקה־ ותדבק יְדֻבָּ֑קוּ יְדֻבָּֽקוּ׃ יִדְבְּק֕וּ יִדְבְּק֖וּ יִדְבַּ֣ק יִדְבַּ֧ק יִדְבַּ֨ק יַדְבֵּ֧ק ידבק ידבקו ידבקו׃ מֻדְבָּ֣ק מדבק תִּֽדְבַּק־ תִּדְבַּ֥ק־ תִּדְבָּ֑קוּ תִּדְבָּֽק׃ תִּדְבָּקִ֔ין תִּדְבָּקַ֥נִי תִדְבָּ֔ק תִדְבָּקִ֖ין תִדְבָּקֽוּן׃ תדבק תדבק־ תדבק׃ תדבקו תדבקון׃ תדבקין תדבקני ’aḏ·bîq ’aḏbîq adBik dā·ḇaq dā·ḇaq·tî dā·ḇê·qāh dā·ḇə·qāh dā·ḇə·qū ḏā·ḇê·qū dā·ḇêq dāḇaq dāḇaqtî dāḇêq dāḇêqāh dāḇəqāh dāḇəqū ḏāḇêqū daVak daVakti daVek Davekah daveKu hiḏ·baq·tî hiḏ·bî·qā·ṯə·hū hiḏ·bi·qu·hū hidBakti hiḏbaqtî hidbiKatehu hidbiKuhu hiḏbîqāṯəhū hiḏbiquhū muḏ·bāq mudBak muḏbāq tiḏ·bā·qa·nî tiḏ·bā·qîn ṯiḏ·bā·qîn tiḏ·bā·qū ṯiḏ·bā·qūn tiḏ·bāq ṯiḏ·bāq tiḏ·baq- tidBak tidbaKani tidbaKin tidBaku tidbaKun tiḏbāq ṯiḏbāq tiḏbaq- tiḏbāqanî tiḏbāqîn ṯiḏbāqîn tiḏbāqū ṯiḏbāqūn ū·ḏə·ḇaq·tem ū·lə·ḏā·ḇə·qāh- ūḏəḇaqtem udevakTem ūləḏāḇəqāh- uledavekah vaiyadBek vaiyadbeKu vaiyadBiku vaiyidBak vattidBak vedaVak vedaveKu vehidbakTi wat·tiḏ·baq wattiḏbaq way·yaḏ·bə·qū way·yaḏ·bêq way·yaḏ·bî·qū way·yiḏ·baq wayyaḏbêq wayyaḏbəqū wayyaḏbîqū wayyiḏbaq wə·ḏā·ḇaq wə·ḏā·ḇə·qū wə·hiḏ·baq·tî wəḏāḇaq wəḏāḇəqū wəhiḏbaqtî yaḏ·bêq yadBek yaḏbêq yə·ḏub·bā·qū yedubBaku yəḏubbāqū yiḏ·baq yiḏ·bə·qū yidBak yiḏbaq yidbeKu yiḏbəqū
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54 Occurrences


’aḏ·bîq — 1 Occ.
dā·ḇaq — 3 Occ.
dā·ḇaq·tî — 1 Occ.
dā·ḇêq — 1 Occ.
dā·ḇə·qāh — 7 Occ.
dā·ḇə·qū — 2 Occ.
hiḏ·baq·tî — 1 Occ.
hiḏ·bî·qā·ṯə·hū — 1 Occ.
hiḏ·bi·qu·hū — 1 Occ.
muḏ·bāq — 1 Occ.
ṯiḏ·bāq — 4 Occ.
tiḏ·bā·qa·nî — 1 Occ.
ṯiḏ·bā·qîn — 2 Occ.
tiḏ·bā·qū — 1 Occ.
ṯiḏ·bā·qūn — 1 Occ.
ū·ḏə·ḇaq·tem — 1 Occ.
ū·lə·ḏā·ḇə·qāh- — 3 Occ.
way·yaḏ·bêq — 1 Occ.
way·yaḏ·bə·qū — 3 Occ.
way·yaḏ·bî·qū — 2 Occ.
way·yiḏ·baq — 1 Occ.
wat·tiḏ·baq — 3 Occ.
wə·ḏā·ḇaq — 1 Occ.
wə·ḏā·ḇə·qū — 1 Occ.
wə·hiḏ·baq·tî — 1 Occ.
yaḏ·bêq — 1 Occ.
yə·ḏub·bā·qū — 2 Occ.
yiḏ·baq — 4 Occ.
yiḏ·bə·qū — 2 Occ.

Genesis 2:24
HEB: וְאֶת־ אִמּ֑וֹ וְדָבַ֣ק בְּאִשְׁתּ֔וֹ וְהָי֖וּ
NAS: and his mother, and be joined to his wife;
KJV: and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife:
INT: his father and his mother and be joined to his wife shall become

Genesis 19:19
HEB: הָהָ֔רָה פֶּן־ תִּדְבָּקַ֥נִי הָרָעָ֖ה וָמַֽתִּי׃
NAS: for the disaster will overtake me and I will die;
KJV: lest some evil take me, and I die:
INT: to the mountains lest will overtake evil will die

Genesis 31:23
HEB: שִׁבְעַ֣ת יָמִ֑ים וַיַּדְבֵּ֥ק אֹת֖וֹ בְּהַ֥ר
NAS: journey, and he overtook him in the hill country
KJV: journey; and they overtook him in the mount
INT: seven days' overtook the hill of Gilead

Genesis 34:3
HEB: וַתִּדְבַּ֣ק נַפְשׁ֔וֹ בְּדִינָ֖ה
NAS: He was deeply attracted to Dinah
KJV: And his soul clave unto Dinah
INT: was deeply and his soul to Dinah

Numbers 36:7
HEB: מַטֵּ֣ה אֲבֹתָ֔יו יִדְבְּק֖וּ בְּנֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
NAS: shall each hold to the inheritance
KJV: of Israel shall keep himself to the inheritance
INT: of the tribe of his fathers hold the sons of Israel

Numbers 36:9
HEB: אִישׁ֙ בְּנַ֣חֲלָת֔וֹ יִדְבְּק֕וּ מַטּ֖וֹת בְּנֵ֥י
NAS: shall each hold to his own inheritance.
KJV: of Israel shall keep himself to his own inheritance.
INT: shall each inheritance hold the tribes of the sons

Deuteronomy 10:20
HEB: תַעֲבֹ֑ד וּב֣וֹ תִדְבָּ֔ק וּבִשְׁמ֖וֹ תִּשָּׁבֵֽעַ׃
NAS: you shall serve Him and cling to Him, and you shall swear
KJV: him shalt thou serve, and to him shalt thou cleave, and swear
INT: shall fear shall serve and cling his name shall swear

Deuteronomy 11:22
HEB: בְּכָל־ דְּרָכָ֖יו וּלְדָבְקָה־ בֽוֹ׃
NAS: in all His ways and hold fast to Him,
KJV: in all his ways, and to cleave unto him;
INT: all his ways and hold

Deuteronomy 13:4
HEB: תַעֲבֹ֖דוּ וּב֥וֹ תִדְבָּקֽוּן׃
NAS: serve Him, and cling to Him.
KJV: and ye shall serve him, and cleave unto him.
INT: listen serve and cling

Deuteronomy 13:17
HEB: וְלֹֽא־ יִדְבַּ֧ק בְּיָדְךָ֛ מְא֖וּמָה
NAS: from that which is put under the ban shall cling to your hand,
KJV: And there shall cleave nought
INT: Nothing shall cling to your hand nought

Deuteronomy 28:21
HEB: יַדְבֵּ֧ק יְהוָ֛ה בְּךָ֖
NAS: will make the pestilence cling to you until
KJV: shall make the pestilence cleave unto thee, until he have consumed
INT: cling the LORD the pestilence

Deuteronomy 28:60
HEB: יָגֹ֖רְתָּ מִפְּנֵיהֶ֑ם וְדָבְק֖וּ בָּֽךְ׃
NAS: you were afraid, and they will cling to you.
KJV: of; and they shall cleave unto thee.
INT: were afraid of will cling

Deuteronomy 30:20
HEB: לִשְׁמֹ֥עַ בְּקֹל֖וֹ וּלְדָבְקָה־ ב֑וֹ כִּ֣י
NAS: His voice, and by holding fast to Him; for this
KJV: his voice, and that thou mayest cleave unto him: for he [is] thy life,
INT: obeying his voice holding for this

Joshua 22:5
HEB: וְלִשְׁמֹ֥ר מִצְוֹתָ֖יו וּלְדָבְקָה־ ב֑וֹ וּלְעָבְד֕וֹ
NAS: His commandments and hold fast to Him and serve
KJV: his commandments, and to cleave unto him, and to serve
INT: and keep his commandments and hold and serve all

Joshua 23:8
HEB: בַּיהוָ֥ה אֱלֹהֵיכֶ֖ם תִּדְבָּ֑קוּ כַּאֲשֶׁ֣ר עֲשִׂיתֶ֔ם
NAS: But you are to cling to the LORD
KJV: But cleave unto the LORD your God,
INT: to the LORD your God cling you have done

Joshua 23:12
HEB: שׁ֣וֹב תָּשׁ֗וּבוּ וּדְבַקְתֶּם֙ בְּיֶ֙תֶר֙ הַגּוֹיִ֣ם
NAS: go back and cling to the rest
KJV: go back, and cleave unto the remnant
INT: ever go and cling to the rest nations

Judges 18:22
HEB: מִיכָ֔ה נִֽזְעֲק֔וּ וַיַּדְבִּ֖יקוּ אֶת־ בְּנֵי־
NAS: assembled and overtook the sons
KJV: were gathered together, and overtook the children
INT: Micah's assembled and overtook the sons of Dan

Judges 20:42
HEB: הַמִּדְבָּ֔ר וְהַמִּלְחָמָ֖ה הִדְבִּיקָ֑תְהוּ וַאֲשֶׁר֙ מֵהֶ֣עָרִ֔ים
NAS: but the battle overtook them while those who
KJV: but the battle overtook them; and them which [came] out of the cities
INT: of the wilderness the battle overtook while of the cities

Judges 20:45
HEB: אֲלָפִ֖ים אִ֑ישׁ וַיַּדְבִּ֤יקוּ אַחֲרָיו֙ עַד־
NAS: of them on the highways and overtook them at Gidom
KJV: men; and pursued hard after
INT: thousand men and pursued after unto

Ruth 1:14
HEB: לַחֲמוֹתָ֔הּ וְר֖וּת דָּ֥בְקָה בָּֽהּ׃
NAS: but Ruth clung to her.
KJV: but Ruth clave unto her.
INT: her mother-in-law Ruth clung

Ruth 2:8
HEB: מִזֶּ֑ה וְכֹ֥ה תִדְבָּקִ֖ין עִם־ נַעֲרֹתָֽי׃
NAS: on from this one, but stay here
KJV: neither go from hence, but abide here fast by my maidens:
INT: this here stay with my maids

Ruth 2:21
HEB: אֲשֶׁר־ לִי֙ תִּדְבָּקִ֔ין עַ֣ד אִם־
NAS: he said to me, 'You should stay close to my servants
KJV: He said unto me also, Thou shalt keep fast by my young men,
INT: to my servants after stay against lo

Ruth 2:23
HEB: וַתִּדְבַּ֞ק בְּנַעֲר֥וֹת בֹּ֙עַז֙
NAS: So she stayed close by the maids
KJV: So she kept fast by the maidens
INT: stayed the maids of Boaz

1 Samuel 14:22
HEB: נָ֖סוּ פְּלִשְׁתִּ֑ים וַֽיַּדְבְּק֥וּ גַם־ הֵ֛מָּה
NAS: even they also pursued them closely in the battle.
KJV: fled, even they also followed hard after
INT: had fled the Philistines pursued even like

1 Samuel 31:2
HEB: וַיַּדְבְּק֣וּ פְלִשְׁתִּ֔ים אֶת־
NAS: The Philistines overtook Saul
KJV: And the Philistines followed hard upon Saul
INT: overtook the Philistines Saul

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