'Thigh' in the Bible
And Abraham said to his servant, the eldest of his house, who ruled over all that he had, Put thy hand, I pray thee, under my thigh,
And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore unto him concerning that matter.
And when he saw that he did not prevail against him, he touched the joint of his thigh; and the joint of Jacob's thigh was dislocated as he wrestled with him.
Therefore the children of Israel do not eat of the sinew that is over the joint of the thigh, to this day; because he touched the joint of Jacob's thigh the sinew.
And the days of Israel approached that he should die. And he called his son Joseph, and said to him, If now I have found favour in thine eyes, put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me: bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt;
then the priest shall adjure the woman with the oath of cursing, and the priest shall say unto the woman: Jehovah make thee a curse and an oath among thy people, when Jehovah doth make thy thigh to shrink, and thy belly to swell;
and this water that bringeth the curse shall enter into thy bowels, to make the belly to swell, and the thigh to shrink. And the woman shall say, Amen, amen.
And when he hath made her to drink the water, then it shall come to pass, if she have been defiled, and have committed unfaithfulness against her husband, that the water that bringeth the curse shall enter into her, for bitterness, and her belly shall swell, and her thigh shall shrink; and the woman shall become a curse among her people.
And Ehud made for himself a sword with two edges, a cubit in length; and he girded it on his right thigh under his clothes.
And Ehud reached with his left hand, took the sword from his right thigh, and thrust it into his belly;
And he smote them hip and thigh with great slaughter; and he went down and stayed in the cleft of the rock of Etam.
Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, O mighty one, in thy majesty and thy splendour;
They all hold the sword, Experts in war; Each hath his sword upon his thigh Because of alarm in the nights.
Surely after that I was turned, I repented; and after I knew myself, I smote upon my thigh. I was ashamed, yea, even confounded, for I bear the reproach of my youth.
Cry and howl, son of man; for it shall be against my people, it shall be against all the princes of Israel: they are given up to the sword along with my people: smite therefore upon the thigh.
Gather the pieces thereof into it, every good piece, the thigh and the shoulder; fill it with the choice bones:
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