kidney

kidney

Part of the group of fat pieces burned on the altar as offerings (Exod 29:22; Lev 3:4; Lev 4:9; Lev 7:4). The Bible also uses the term to refer to the human organ (Job 16:13; Lam 3:13). Metaphorically, the term can denote the mind or conscience (Jer 11:20; Jer 20:12; Ps 139:13). Once, it refers to wheat of high quality (Deut 32:14; lit., “the kidney fat of wheat”).

Exod 29:22

22You shall also take the fat of the ram, the fat tail, the fat that covers the entrails, the appendage of the liver, the two kidneys with the fat that is on th ... View more

Lev 3:4

4the two kidneys with the fat that is on them at the loins, and the appendage of the liver, which he shall remove with the kidneys.

Lev 4:9

9the two kidneys with the fat that is on them at the loins; and the appendage of the liver, which he shall remove with the kidneys,

Lev 7:4

4the two kidneys with the fat that is on them at the loins, and the appendage of the liver, which shall be removed with the kidneys.

Job 16:13

13his archers surround me.
He slashes open my kidneys, and shows no mercy;
he pours out my gall on the ground.

Lam 3:13

13He shot into my vitals
the arrows of his quiver;

Jer 11:20

20But you, O Lord of hosts, who judge righteously,
who try the heart and the mind,
let me see your retribution upon them,
for to you I have committed my cause.

Jer 20:12

12O Lord of hosts, you test the righteous,
you see the heart and the mind;
let me see your retribution upon them,
for to you I have committed my cause.

Ps 139:13

13For it was you who formed my inward parts;
you knit me together in my mother's womb.

Deut 32:14

14curds from the herd, and milk from the flock,
with fat of lambs and rams;
Bashan bulls and goats,
together with the choicest wheat—
you drank fine wine from t ... View more

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