1) the hip (loin)
1a) to gird, gird about, the loins
2) a loin, the (two) loins
2a) the place where the Hebrews thought the generative power (semen) resided
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 5:496, 736
Of uncertain affinity; the loin (externally), that is, the hip; internally (by extension) procreative power: - loin.
|(καρπὸς τῆς ὀσφύος) offspring||10.34|
|(ἐξέρχομαι ἐκ τῆς ὀσφύος) be born of||23.60|
|(ἀναζώννυμαι τὰς ὀσφύας τῆς διανοίας) be ready to learn||27.55|
|(περιζώννυμαι τὴν ὀσφύν) get ready||77.5|
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