Metaphysical meaning of Dophkah (mbd)
Dophkah, doph'-kah (Heb.)--thrust; drive; knock; drive hard, i.e., to overdrive a lock or herd; cattle driver.
Meta. A phase of thought that is of a hard, driving nature (thrust, knock, dive hard, i.e., to overdrive a flock or herd, cattle driver); the tendency to go beyond one's strength, to overdo, and thus to dissipate one's vitality and inner substance (cattle, flocks, and herds refer to physical strength and vitality). This may be done by driving oneself to overwork, or by running after worldly pleasures to the point of excess, or by engaging in any outer activity that saps one's vital forces.