Waist
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) That part of the human body which is immediately below the ribs or thorax; the small part of the body between the thorax and hips.

2. (n.) Hence, the middle part of other bodies; especially (Naut.), that part of a vessel's deck, bulwarks, etc., which is between the quarter-deck and the forecastle; the middle part of the ship.

3. (n.) A garment, or part of a garment, which covers the body from the neck or shoulders to the waist line.

4. (n.) A girdle or belt for the waist.

Greek
3751. osphus -- the loin
... slain.]. Word Origin a prim. word Definition the loin NASB Word Usage
descendants* (1), descended* (1), loins (2), waist (2). loin. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
232. ezor -- a waist cloth
... 231, 232. ezor. 233 . a waist cloth. Transliteration: ezor Phonetic Spelling:
(ay-zore') Short Definition: waistband. Word Origin ...
/hebrew/232.htm - 6k

4975. mothen -- loins
... unused word Definition loins NASB Word Usage back (1), body (1), heart (1), herself
(1), hips (1), loins (32), rooster (1), side (1), strutting* (1), waist (7 ...
/hebrew/4975.htm - 6k

2223. zarzir -- girded
... greyhound. By reduplication from zuwr; properly, tightly girt, ie Probably a racer,
or some fleet animal (as being slender in the waist) -- + greyhound. ...
/hebrew/2223.htm - 6k

2504. chalats -- loins
... Definition: loins. Word Origin from chalats Definition loins NASB Word Usage
born* (2), loins (5), waist (3). loins, reins. From chalats ...
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2290. chagowr -- a belt, girdle
... Or chagor {khag-ore'}; and (feminine) chagowrah {khag-o-raw'}; or chagorah
{khag-o-raw'}; from chagar; a belt (for the waist) -- apron, armour, gird(-le). ...
/hebrew/2290.htm - 5k

Library

Temptations.
... Do you think it would be proper to try to change it? Do you wonder why something
snug around your waist could be harmful? Listen, dear, and I will tell you. ...
/.../byrum/the value of a praying mother/chapter xvii temptations.htm

And While they Talked Together,...
... And Simon, when he heard that it was our Lord, took his tunic, and girded it on
his waist (for he was [32] naked), and cast himself into the sea to come to ...
/.../hogg/the diatessaron of tatian/section liv and while they.htm

One Way to Help Boys
... some little hall and put upon every boy's head a little military cap that costs
in our country something like twenty cents, and you put around his waist a belt ...
/.../stones rolled away and other addresses to young men/iii one way to help.htm

Parables. (xiii, xviii-xx, xxxv. )
... We are left to take them in the order in which they occur in the Book.
The first is that of the waist-cloth, XIII.1-11. Jeremiah ...
//christianbookshelf.org/smith/jeremiah/2 parables xiii xviii-xx xxxv.htm

And when Jesus Finished all These Sayings, He Said unto his ...
... forth from the Father, and goeth unto God, [3036] rose from supper, and laid aside
his [15] garments; [3037] and took a towel, and girded his waist, and poured ...
/.../hogg/the diatessaron of tatian/section xliv and when jesus.htm

Devout Customs and Usages
... purple may appropriately be used. A cincture, or broad sash, sometimes confines
the cassock at the waist. "The Surplice is of linen ...
/.../regester/the worship of the church/devout customs and usages.htm

The Routing of Giant Doubt
... will help you walk safely and straight,' and with that he slipped a peculiar jacket
over my head and buckled it up pretty tight around my waist [Galatians 5:1 ...
/.../berry/adventures in the land of canaan/chapter eleven the routing of.htm

Joseph the Dreamer.
... colours"a long tunic with stripes of red, green, blue, and yellow, having a coloured
fringe at the knee, and a bright shawl to bind it closely round his waist ...
/.../anonymous/children of the old testament/joseph the dreamer.htm

The Dream of St. Ursula
... white dog beside them; the coverlid is scarlet, the white sheet folded half way
back over it; the young girl lies straight, bending neither at waist nor knee ...
//christianbookshelf.org/ruskin/saint ursula/ii the dream of st.htm

The Shunammite's Boy.
... "Call her," said Elisha again; and the woman in her bright tunic, bound about her
waist with a silken scarf, again stood outside the door hiding her face. ...
/.../anonymous/children of the old testament/the shunammites boy.htm

Thesaurus
Waist (36 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A garment, or part of a garment, which covers the body from the neck or
shoulders to the waist line. 4. (n.) A girdle or belt for the waist. ...
/w/waist.htm - 17k

Belt (32 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Belt (32 Occurrences). Matthew 3:4 Now John himself wore
clothing made of camel's hair, with a leather belt around his waist. ...
/b/belt.htm - 17k

Waistband (15 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The band which encompasses the waist; esp., one
on the upper part of breeches, trousers, pantaloons, skirts, or the like. ...
/w/waistband.htm - 11k

Waistcloth (9 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A cloth or wrapper worn about the waist; by extension,
such a garment worn about the hips and passing between the thighs. ...
/w/waistcloth.htm - 9k

Gleaming (9 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 1:27 I saw as it were glowing metal, as the appearance of fire within it
all around, from the appearance of his waist and upward; and from the ...
/g/gleaming.htm - 9k

Glowing (14 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 1:27 I saw as it were glowing metal, as the appearance of fire within it
all around, from the appearance of his waist and upward; and from the ...
/g/glowing.htm - 11k

Downward (10 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 1:27 I saw as it were glowing metal, as the appearance of fire within it
all around, from the appearance of his waist and upward; and from the ...
/d/downward.htm - 10k

Brightness (36 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 1:27 I saw as it were glowing metal, as the appearance of fire within it
all around, from the appearance of his waist and upward; and from the ...
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Breeches (6 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary (Exodus 28:42), rather linen drawers, reaching from the
waist to a little above the knee, worn by the priests (Ezek. 44:17, 18). ...
/b/breeches.htm - 12k

Sash (16 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A scarf or band worn about the waist, over the shoulder, or otherwise; a
belt; a girdle, -- worn by women and children as an ornament; also worn as a ...
/s/sash.htm - 12k

Concordance
Waist (36 Occurrences)

Matthew 3:4
Now John himself wore clothing made of camel's hair, with a leather belt around his waist. His food was locusts and wild honey.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Mark 1:6
John was clothed with camel's hair and a leather belt around his waist. He ate locusts and wild honey.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 12:35
"Let your waist be girded and your lamps burning.
(WEB)

John 13:4
arose from supper, and laid aside his outer garments. He took a towel, and wrapped a towel around his waist.
(WEB NIV)

Acts 9:21
And all those hearing were amazed, and said, 'Is not this he who laid waist in Jerusalem those calling on this name, and hither to this intent had come, that he might bring them bound to the chief priests?'
(YLT)

Ephesians 6:14
Stand therefore, having the utility belt of truth buckled around your waist, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,
(WEB NIV)

Genesis 37:34
Jacob tore his clothes, and put sackcloth on his waist, and mourned for his son many days.
(WEB)

Exodus 12:11
This is how you shall eat it: with your waist girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat it in haste: it is Yahweh's Passover.
(WEB)

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:
(WEB NIV)

2 Samuel 20:8
When they were at the great stone which is in Gibeon, Amasa came to meet them. Joab was girded with his apparel of war that he had put on, and thereon was a sash with a sword fastened on his waist in its sheath; and as he went forth it fell out.
(WEB NAS NIV)

1 Kings 2:5
"Moreover you know also what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, even what he did to the two captains of the armies of Israel, to Abner the son of Ner, and to Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed, and shed the blood of war in peace, and put the blood of war on his sash that was about his waist, and in his shoes that were on his feet.
(WEB NAS NIV)

1 Kings 12:10
The young men who had grown up with him spoke to him, saying, "Thus you shall tell this people who spoke to you, saying,'Your father made our yoke heavy, but make it lighter to us;' you shall say to them,'My little finger is thicker than my father's waist.
(WEB NIV)

2 Kings 1:8
They answered him, "He was a hairy man, and wearing a leather belt around his waist." He said, "It is Elijah the Tishbite."
(WEB NIV)

2 Kings 9:1
Elisha the prophet called one of the sons of the prophets, and said to him, "Gird up your waist, and take this vial of oil in your hand, and go to Ramoth Gilead.
(WEB)

2 Chronicles 10:10
The young men who had grown up with him spoke to him, saying, Thus you shall tell the people who spoke to you, saying, Your father made our yoke heavy, but make it lighter on us; thus you shall say to them, My little finger is thicker than my father's waist.
(WEB NIV)

Job 12:18
He loosens the bond of kings. He binds their waist with a belt.
(WEB RSV NIV)

Job 15:27
because he has covered his face with his fatness, and gathered fat on his thighs.
(See NIV)

Psalms 38:7
For my waist is filled with burning. There is no soundness in my flesh.
(WEB)

Proverbs 31:17
She girds her waist with strength, and makes her arms strong.
(WEB)

Song of Songs 7:2
Your body is like a round goblet, no mixed wine is wanting. Your waist is like a heap of wheat, set about with lilies.
(WEB ASV YLT NIV)

Isaiah 5:27
None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; neither shall the belt of their waist be untied, nor the latchet of their shoes be broken:
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 11:5
Righteousness will be the belt of his waist, and faithfulness the belt of his waist.
(WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 20:2
at that time Yahweh spoke by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, "Go, and loosen the sackcloth from off your waist, and take your shoes from off your feet." He did so, walking naked and barefoot.
(WEB)

Isaiah 32:11
Tremble, you women who are at ease! Be troubled, you careless ones! Strip yourselves, make yourselves naked, and put sackcloth on your waist.
(WEB NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 1:17
You therefore gird up your waist, and arise, and speak to them all that I command you: don't be dismayed at them, lest I dismay you before them.
(WEB)

Jeremiah 13:1
Thus says Yahweh to me, Go, and buy yourself a linen belt, and put it on your waist, and don't put it in water.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 13:2
So I bought a belt according to the word of Yahweh, and put it on my waist.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 13:4
Take the belt that you have bought, which is on your waist, and arise, go to the Euphrates, and hide it there in a cleft of the rock.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 13:11
For as the belt cleaves to the waist of a man, so have I caused to cleave to me the whole house of Israel and the whole house of Judah, says Yahweh; that they may be to me for a people, and for a name, and for a praise, and for a glory: but they would not hear.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 30:6
Ask now, and see whether a man does travail with child: why do I see every man with his hands on his waist, as a woman in travail, and all faces are turned into paleness?
(WEB)

Jeremiah 48:37
For every head is bald, and every beard clipped: on all the hands are cuttings, and on the waist sackcloth.
(WEB NIV)

Ezekiel 1:27
I saw as it were glowing metal, as the appearance of fire within it all around, from the appearance of his waist and upward; and from the appearance of his waist and downward I saw as it were the appearance of fire, and there was brightness around him.
(WEB NIV)

Ezekiel 8:2
Then I saw, and behold, a likeness as the appearance of fire; from the appearance of his waist and downward, fire; and from his waist and upward, as the appearance of brightness, as it were glowing metal.
(WEB NIV)

Ezekiel 47:4
Again he measured one thousand, and caused me to pass through the waters, waters that were to the knees. Again he measured one thousand, and caused me to pass through the waters, waters that were to the waist.
(WEB NIV)

Daniel 10:5
I lifted up my eyes, and looked, and behold, a man clothed in linen, whose thighs were girded with pure gold of Uphaz:
(See NAS NIV)

Nahum 2:1
He who dashes in pieces has come up against you. Keep the fortress! Watch the way! Strengthen your waist! Fortify your power mightily!
(WEB)

Subtopics

Waist

Related Terms

Belt (32 Occurrences)

Waistband (15 Occurrences)

Waistcloth (9 Occurrences)

Gleaming (9 Occurrences)

Glowing (14 Occurrences)

Downward (10 Occurrences)

Brightness (36 Occurrences)

Breeches (6 Occurrences)

Sash (16 Occurrences)

Shoes (32 Occurrences)

Girded (48 Occurrences)

Sackcloth (47 Occurrences)

Leather (34 Occurrences)

Wearing (43 Occurrences)

Noticed (19 Occurrences)

Locusts (33 Occurrences)

Lighter (10 Occurrences)

Wore (19 Occurrences)

Thicker (2 Occurrences)

Radiance (9 Occurrences)

Ephod (45 Occurrences)

Camel's (3 Occurrences)

Apron (1 Occurrence)

Gird (44 Occurrences)

Amasa (13 Occurrences)

Honey (62 Occurrences)

Headbands (6 Occurrences)

Thigh (38 Occurrences)

Head-bands (2 Occurrences)

Seal (47 Occurrences)

Metal (69 Occurrences)

Naked (56 Occurrences)

Bright (85 Occurrences)

Upward (74 Occurrences)

Yoke (79 Occurrences)

Below (52 Occurrences)

Surrounded (51 Occurrences)

Appearance (126 Occurrences)

Wild (147 Occurrences)

Dress (38 Occurrences)

Finger (35 Occurrences)

Grown (77 Occurrences)

Cloak (73 Occurrences)

Bought (66 Occurrences)

Likeness (52 Occurrences)

Laid (552 Occurrences)

Grew (133 Occurrences)

Vial (12 Occurrences)

Ner (17 Occurrences)

Untied (6 Occurrences)

Undergarments (6 Occurrences)

Utility (1 Occurrence)

Upper (99 Occurrences)

Outer (98 Occurrences)

Jether (8 Occurrences)

Lit (10 Occurrences)

Lacks (27 Occurrences)

Lilies (15 Occurrences)

Latchet (4 Occurrences)

Loins (72 Occurrences)

Loosen (8 Occurrences)

Lamps (45 Occurrences)

Lacketh (17 Occurrences)

Loosens (2 Occurrences)

Girds (4 Occurrences)

Goblet (6 Occurrences)

Gashes (1 Occurrence)

Girdle (44 Occurrences)

Wrapped (40 Occurrences)

Wainscoted (2 Occurrences)

Fortify (6 Occurrences)

Flask (15 Occurrences)

Thighs (11 Occurrences)

Tucked (2 Occurrences)

Tore (59 Occurrences)

Towel (5 Occurrences)

Tunic (24 Occurrences)

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