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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H3409 - Shaft

Strong's No.:H3409

Hebrew:יָרֵךְ

Transliteration:yârêk

Phonetic:yaw-rake'

Word Origin:From an unused root meaning to be soft

Bible Usage:X-(idiom) {body} {loins} {shaft} {side} thigh.

Part of Speech:Noun Feminine

Strongs
Definition:

the thigh (from its fleshy softness); by euphemism the generative parts; figuratively a {shank} {flank } side


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. thigh, side, loin, base

a. thigh

1. outside of thigh (where sword was worn)

2. loins (as the seat of procreative power)

b. side (flank) (of object)

c. base


Bible References:
Shaft

Translation
Occurrences:
body ( 1 )
loins ( 2 )
shaft ( 3 )
side ( 7 )
thigh ( 19 )
thighs ( 2 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.