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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 5190 thigh
5190 thigh

5190 thigh

The human thigh

A symbol of strength Job 40:17; Da 2:32

Weapons strapped to the thigh Jdg 3:16,21

The hand is placed under the thigh when taking an oath Ge 24:2,9; Ge 47:29

The priests’undergarments covered the thigh Ex 28:42-43 See also Ex 20:26; Lev 6:10; Lev 16:3-4; Eze 44:17-18

The wasting of the thigh The wasting away of the thigh is part of the judgment on an unfaithful wife: Nu 5:21-22,27

The thigh as a place of identification Rev 19:16

The right thighs of animals used in sacrificial offerings

Ex 29:22,27; Lev 7:32-34; Lev 8:25-26; Lev 9:21; Lev 10:14-15; Nu 6:20; Nu 18:18

See also

5136body
5145clothing
5163legs
5169nakedness
5429oaths
5612weapons
5865gestures
5954strength
7435sacrifice, in OT
8839unfaithfulness

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