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ATS Bible DictionaryThigh
The mode of taking an oath, alluded to in Genesis 24:2-9 47:29-31, was significant of the swearer's obligation to obedience. Jacob's thigh was disabled by the Angel, to show the patriarch that his prevalence was through his faith and prayer, not through force, Genesis 32:25-31. Smiting the thigh was a gesture of self-condemnation and grief, Jeremiah 31:19 Ezekiel 21:12. Warriors wore their swords upon the left thigh, unless left-handed in readiness for use, Jud 3:15-21 Psalm 45:3 So 3:8; so too they may have borne their names and titles, not only on their shields, but on their swords, or on the rove or mailed coat covering the thigh, Revelation 19:16. "Hip and thigh," Jud 15:8, seems to mean utterly and irrecoverably.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) The proximal segment of the hind limb between the knee and the trunk. See Femur.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaTHIGH
thi (yarekh; Aramaic yarekhah (Daniel 2:32); meros (Judith 9:2; Sirach 19:12; Revelation 19:16); as part of a sacrificial animal (Exodus 29:22, etc.) shoq, the King James Version, the Revised Version margin "shoulder"; in addition the King James Version has "thigh" for shoq in Isaiah 47:2 (the Revised Version (British and American) "leg")): The portion of the leg from the knee to the hip, against which a weapon hangs when suspended from the waist (Exodus 32:27 Judges 3:16, 21 Psalm 45:3, etc.). So the thigh of a rider on horseback would be covered by a loose girdle, on which his name might be embroidered (Revelation 19:16). The "hollow of the thigh" (Genesis 32:25) is the hip-socket or the groin.
Greek3382. meros -- the thigh
... meros. 3383 . the thigh. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: meros
Phonetic Spelling: (may-ros') Short Definition: the thigh Definition: the thigh ...
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Strong's Hebrew3409. yarek -- thigh, loin, side, base
... 3408, 3409. yarek. 3410 . thigh, loin, side, base. Transliteration: yarek
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-rake') Short Definition: thigh. ...
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3410. yarkah -- thigh, loin
5384. nasheh -- a vein (or nerve) in the thigh
6344. pachad -- thigh
7785. shoq -- a leg
3247. yesod -- foundation, base
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ThesaurusThigh (38 Occurrences)
...THIGH. ... So the thigh of a rider on horseback would be covered by a loose girdle,
on which his name might be embroidered (Revelation 19:16). ...
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Thigh-vein (1 Occurrence)
Heave-thigh (2 Occurrences)
Hip (8 Occurrences)
Waved (29 Occurrences)
Hollow (35 Occurrences)
Joint (12 Occurrences)
Socket (5 Occurrences)
Sinew (2 Occurrences)
Swell (9 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceThigh (38 Occurrences)
Revelation 19:16 He has on his garment and on his thigh a name written, "KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS."
Genesis 24:2 Abraham said to his servant, the elder of his house, who ruled over all that he had, "Please put your hand under my thigh.
Genesis 24:9 The servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter.
Genesis 32:25 When he saw that he didn't prevail against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh, and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was strained, as he wrestled.
Genesis 32:31 The sun rose on him as he passed over Peniel, and he limped because of his thigh.
Genesis 32:32 Therefore the children of Israel don't eat the sinew of the hip, which is on the hollow of the thigh, to this day, because he touched the hollow of Jacob's thigh in the sinew of the hip.
Genesis 46:26 All the persons who are coming to Jacob to Egypt, coming out of his thigh, apart from the wives of Jacob's sons, all the persons 'are' sixty and six.
Genesis 47:29 The time drew near that Israel must die, and he called his son Joseph, and said to him, "If now I have found favor in your sight, please put your hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me. Please don't bury me in Egypt,
Exodus 1:5 And all the persons coming out of the thigh of Jacob are seventy persons; as to Joseph, he was in Egypt.
Exodus 28:42 You shall make them linen breeches to cover the flesh of their nakedness; from the waist even to the thighs they shall reach:
Exodus 29:22 Also you shall take some of the ram's fat, the fat tail, the fat that covers the innards, the cover of the liver, the two kidneys, the fat that is on them, and the right thigh (for it is a ram of consecration),
Exodus 29:27 You shall sanctify the breast of the wave offering, and the thigh of the wave offering, which is waved, and which is heaved up, of the ram of consecration, even of that which is for Aaron, and of that which is for his sons:
Exodus 32:27 He said to them, "Thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel,'Every man put his sword on his thigh, and go back and forth from gate to gate throughout the camp, and every man kill his brother, and every man his companion, and every man his neighbor.'"
Leviticus 7:32 The right thigh you shall give to the priest for a heave offering out of the sacrifices of your peace offerings.
Leviticus 7:33 He among the sons of Aaron who offers the blood of the peace offerings, and the fat, shall have the right thigh for a portion.
Leviticus 7:34 For the waved breast and the heaved thigh I have taken from the children of Israel out of the sacrifices of their peace offerings, and have given them to Aaron the priest and to his sons as their portion forever from the children of Israel.'"
Leviticus 8:25 He took the fat, and the fat tail, and all the fat that was on the innards, and the cover of the liver, and the two kidneys, and their fat, and the right thigh;
Leviticus 8:26 and out of the basket of unleavened bread, that was before Yahweh, he took one unleavened cake, and one cake of oiled bread, and one wafer, and placed them on the fat, and on the right thigh.
Leviticus 9:21 and the breasts and the right thigh Aaron waved for a wave offering before Yahweh, as Moses commanded.
Leviticus 10:14 The waved breast and the heaved thigh you shall eat in a clean place, you, and your sons, and your daughters with you: for they are given as your portion, and your sons' portion, out of the sacrifices of the peace offerings of the children of Israel.
Leviticus 10:15 The heaved thigh and the waved breast they shall bring with the offerings made by fire of the fat, to wave it for a wave offering before Yahweh: and it shall be yours, and your sons' with you, as a portion forever; as Yahweh has commanded."
Numbers 5:21 then the priest shall cause the woman to swear with the oath of cursing, and the priest shall tell the woman, "Yahweh make you a curse and an oath among your people, when Yahweh allows your thigh to fall away, and your body to swell;
Numbers 5:22 and this water that brings a curse will go into your bowels, and make your body swell, and your thigh fall away." The woman shall say, "Amen, Amen."
Numbers 5:27 When he has made her drink the water, then it shall happen, if she is defiled, and has committed a trespass against her husband, that the water that causes the curse will enter into her and become bitter, and her body will swell, and her thigh will fall away: and the woman will be a curse among her people.
Numbers 6:20 and the priest shall wave them for a wave offering before Yahweh. This is holy for the priest, together with the breast that is waved and the thigh that is offered. After that the Nazirite may drink wine.
Numbers 8:4 And this 'is' the work of the candlestick: beaten work of gold; unto its thigh, unto its flower it 'is' beaten work; as the appearance which Jehovah shewed Moses, so he hath made the candlestick.
Numbers 18:18 Their flesh shall be yours, as the wave offering breast and as the right thigh, it shall be yours.
Judges 3:16 Ehud made him a sword which had two edges, a cubit in length; and he girded it under his clothing on his right thigh.
Judges 3:21 Ehud put forth his left hand, and took the sword from his right thigh, and thrust it into his body:
Judges 15:8 He struck them hip and thigh with a great slaughter: and he went down and lived in the cleft of the rock of Etam.
1 Samuel 9:24 The cook took up the thigh, and that which was on it, and set it before Saul. Samuel said, "Behold, that which has been reserved! Set it before yourself and eat; because for the appointed time has it been kept for you, for I said,'I have invited the people.'" So Saul ate with Samuel that day.
Psalms 45:3 Gird your sword on your thigh, mighty one: your splendor and your majesty.
Song of Songs 3:8 They all handle the sword, and are expert in war. Every man has his sword on his thigh, because of fear in the night.
Isaiah 47:2 Take the millstones, and grind meal: uncover thy locks, make bare the leg, uncover the thigh, pass over the rivers.
Jeremiah 31:19 Surely after that I was turned, I repented; and after that I was instructed, I struck on my thigh: I was ashamed, yes, even confounded, because I did bear the reproach of my youth.
Ezekiel 21:12 Cry and wail, son of man; for it is on my people, it is on all the princes of Israel: they are delivered over to the sword with my people; strike therefore on your thigh.
Ezekiel 24:4 gather its pieces into it, even every good piece, the thigh, and the shoulder; fill it with the choice bones.
Habakkuk 3:13 Thou hast gone forth for the salvation of Thy people, For salvation with Thine anointed, Thou hast smitten the head of the house of the wicked, Laying bare the foundation unto the neck. Pause!
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