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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2783 - חֲרַץ
1) loin, hip, hip joint
V) ylh (ההלתס HhLTs) - I. Draw:To draw something out or away. II. Arm:To draw weapons for battle. KJV (44): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel, Participle) deliver, arm, loose, prepare, take, army, fat, put, deliver, draw, withdraw - Strongs: H2502 (חָלַץ)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
חֲרַץ Chaldee, loin, the lower part of the back, round Which the girdle was bound, i.q. Hebr. חֲלָצַיִם, ל and ר being interchanged. In Chaldee this word is used in the singular. (Deuteronomy 33:11; 2 Kings 1:4 [Targums]); and in plural חַרְצִין (Exodus 28:42; Job 40:11); so also in Syriac, in which the singular ܚܰܨܐܳ (Rish being omitted) is frequently used for the back (Rom. xi. 10; see Castelli Lex., Syr. ed. Michaëlis, p. 316). So Daniel 5:6, קֵטְרֵי חַרְצֵהּ מִשְׁתָּרַיִן “the bands of his loins were loosed,” i.e. the joints of his back, the vertebræ.
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