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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1849 - דָּפַק
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) to knock at a door, Song of Solomon 5:2 compare Hithpael.
(2) to drive a flock hard, to overdrive, Genesis 33:13. (Arab. دفق to go quickly, pr. to be thrust forward.)
Hithpael, part. מִתְדַּפְּקִים knocking in rivalry at a door (this seems to me to be the signification of the conj. Hithpael in this place), Judges 19:22. Hence
the Fourth Week after Epiphany