H1692 דּבק - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to impinge, that is, cling or adhere; figuratively to catch by pursuit

KJV Usage: abide, fast, cleave (fast together), follow close (hard, after), be joined (together), keep (fast), overtake, pursue hard, stick, take.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to cling, stick, stay close, cleave, keep close, stick to, stick with, follow closely, join to, overtake, catch
a. (Qal)
1. to cling, cleave to
2. to stay with
b. (Pual) to be joined together
c. (Hiphil)
1. to cause to cleave to
2. to pursue closely
3. to overtake
d. (Hophal) to be made to cleave
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 398
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H1692 דּבק is used in the Bible

First 30 of 52 occurrences of H1692 דּבק

Genesis 2:24 and shall cleave
Genesis 19:19 should take
Genesis 31:23 and they overtook
Genesis 34:3 cleaved
Numbers 36:7 shall keep
Numbers 36:9 shall keep
Deuteronomy 10:20 and to him shalt thou cleave,
Deuteronomy 11:22 and to cleave
Deuteronomy 13:4 him, and cleave
Deuteronomy 13:17 And there shall cleave
Deuteronomy 28:21 cleave
Deuteronomy 28:60 and they shall cleave
Deuteronomy 30:20 and that thou mayest cleave
Joshua 22:5 and to hold fast
Joshua 23:8 But hold fast
Joshua 23:12 and follow after
Judges 18:22 and overtook
Judges 20:42 overtook
Judges 20:45 and pursued
Ruth 1:14 clung
Ruth 2:8 from here, but abide
Ruth 2:21 to me also, Thou shalt keep close
Ruth 2:23 So she kept close
1 Samuel 14:22 even they also followed hard
1 Samuel 31:2 followed hard
2 Samuel 1:6 followed hard
2 Samuel 20:2 held fast
2 Samuel 23:10 clung
1 Kings 11:2 held fast
2 Kings 3:3 Nevertheless he cleaved

Distinct usage

6 cleaveth
4 cleave
3 followed hard
2 cleaved
2 shall keep
2 clung
2 held fast
1 and shall cleave
1 should take
1 and they overtook
1 and to him shalt thou cleave,
1 and to cleave
1 him, and cleave
1 And there shall cleave
1 and they shall cleave
1 and that thou mayest cleave
1 and to hold fast
1 But hold fast
1 and follow after
1 and overtook
1 overtook
1 and pursued
1 from here, but abide
1 to me also, Thou shalt keep close
1 So she kept close
1 even they also followed hard
1 Nevertheless he cleaved
1 shall cleave
1 For he clung
1 hath cleaved

Corresponding Greek Words

davaq G680,681 hapto
davaq G190 akoloutheo
davaq G2192 echo
davaq G4337 pros echo
davaq G4369 pros tithemi
davaq hi. G2597 kata baino
davaq hi. G2614 kata dioko
davaq hi. G4887 sun deo
davaq hi. G5348 phthano
davaq qal,hi G2638 kata lambano
davaq qal,pu,hi G2853 kollao
davaq qal,pu,hi G4347 pros kollao