|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. i.) To bend down; to stoop low; to lie close to the ground with the logs bent, as an animal when waiting for prey, or in fear.
2. (v. i.) To bend servilely; to stoop meanly; to fawn; to cringe.
3. (v. t.) To sign with the cross; to bless.
4. (v. t.) To bend, or cause to bend, as in humility or fear.
Crouch (7 Occurrences)
Numbers 24:9 He couched, he lay down as a lion, as a lioness; who shall rouse him up? Everyone who blesses you is blessed. Everyone who curses you is cursed." (See NIV)
1 Samuel 2:36 And it shall come to pass, that every one that is left in thine house shall come and crouch to him for a piece of silver and a morsel of bread, and shall say, Put me, I pray thee, into one of the priests' offices, that I may eat a piece of bread. (KJV DBY WBS)
Job 9:13 "God will not withdraw his anger. The helpers of Rahab stoop under him. (See NAS)
Job 38:40 when they crouch in their dens, and lie in wait in the thicket? (WEB DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Job 39:3 They bow themselves, they bring forth their young, they end their labor pains. (See RSV NIV)
Psalms 104:22 The sun riseth, they are gathered, And in their dens they crouch. (YLT)
Isaiah 10:4 They can but crouch under the prisoners, and they shall fall under the slain. For all this his anger is not turned away, and his hand is stretched out still. (DBY JPS NAS RSV)