When the man saw that He could not defeat him, He struck Jacob’s hip socket as they wrestled and dislocated his hip.
That is why, to this day, the Israelites don’t eat the thigh muscle that is at the hip socket: because He struck Jacob’s hip socket at the thigh muscle.
at this point the priest must make the woman take the oath with the sworn curse, and he is to say to her—‘May the Lord make you into an object of your people’s cursing and swearing when He makes your thigh shrivel and your belly swell.
May this water that brings a curse enter your stomach, causing your belly to swell and your thigh to shrivel.’“And the woman must reply, ‘Amen, Amen.’
“When he makes her drink the water, if she has defiled herself and been unfaithful to her husband, the water that brings a curse will enter her and cause bitter suffering; her belly will swell, and her thigh will shrivel. She will become a curse among her people.
Abraham said to his servant, the elder of his household who managed all he owned, “Place your hand under my thigh,
So the servant placed his hand under his master Abraham’s thigh and swore an oath to him concerning this matter.
When the time drew near for him to die, he called his son Joseph and said to him, “If I have found favor in your eyes, put your hand under my thigh and promise me that you will deal with me in kindness and faithfulness. Do not bury me in Egypt.
Make them linen undergarments to cover their naked bodies; they must extend from the waist to the thighs.
Ehud made himself a double-edged sword 18 inches long. He strapped it to his right thigh under his clothes
Ehud reached with his left hand, took the sword from his right thigh, and plunged it into Eglon’s belly.
Cry out and wail, son of man,
for it is against My people.
It is against all the princes of Israel!
They are given over to the sword with My people.
Therefore strike your thigh in grief.
After I returned, I repented;
After I was instructed, I struck my thigh in grief.
I was ashamed and humiliated
because I bore the disgrace of my youth.”
He tore them limb from limb with a great slaughter, and he went down and stayed in the cave at the rock of Etam.
Then he measured off a third of a mile and led me through the water. It came up to my knees. He measured off another third of a mile and led me through the water. It came up to my waist.
his face turned pale, and his thoughts so terrified him that his hip joints shook and his knees knocked together.
You come out to save Your people,
to save Your anointed.
You crush the leader of the house of the wicked
and strip him from foot to neck.Selah
“Be ready for service and have your lamps lit.
Mighty warrior, strap your sword at your side.
In your majesty and splendor—
And He has a name written on His robe and on His thigh: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.
The head of the statue was pure gold, its chest and arms were silver, its stomach and thighs were bronze,