Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 398

KJV Translation Count — 54x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: cleave (32), follow hard (5), overtake (3), stick (3), keep fast (2), ...together (2), abide (1), close (1), joined (1), pursued (1), take (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

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

Strong's Definitions

dabaq, daw-bak'; 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.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall H1692 unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.


Behold now, thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed unto me in saving my life; and I cannot escape to the mountain, lest some evil H1692 me, and I die:


And he took his brethren with him, and H1692 after him seven days' journey; and they overtook him in the mount Gilead.


And his soul clave unto Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the damsel, and spake kindly unto the damsel.


So shall not the inheritance of the children of Israel remove from tribe to tribe: for every one of the children of Israel shall H1692 himself to the inheritance of the tribe of his fathers.


Neither shall the inheritance remove from one tribe to another tribe; but every one of the tribes of the children of Israel shall H1692 himself to his own inheritance.


Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God; him shalt thou serve, and to him shalt thou H1692, and swear by his name.


For if ye shall diligently H1692 all these commandments which I command you, to do them, to love the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, and to H1692 unto him;


Ye shall walk after the LORD your God, and fear him, and H1692 his commandments, and obey his voice, and ye shall serve him, and H1692 unto him.


And there shall H1692 nought of the cursed thing to thine hand: that the LORD may turn from the fierceness of his anger, and shew thee mercy, and have compassion upon thee, and multiply thee, as he hath sworn unto thy fathers;