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Flank
Flanks
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The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Flank
FLANK. This word is used only in the plural, as in Job 15:27. It refers to the section of the animal carcass near the kidneys called the loins. It is used five times in Leviticus and is translated “loins” in the ASV (Lev 3:4, 10, 15; 4:9; 7:4).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Flank
FLANK. The translation of two Heb. terms, yarkâ (Gen. 49:13; “border” in NIV) and kātēp (Ezek. 25:9), referring to the far or side border or boundary of a territory. Rarely, in the KJV, it is the term for the internal muscles of the loins near the kidneys (see Loins).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Flank
FLANK - the fleshy part of the side between the ribs and the hip. The term refers to the part of an animal sacrifice burned along with the kidneys and the liver (Lev. 3:4). The Hebrew word for "flank" is used to refer to the corresponding part of a person: "waist" (Job 15:27) and "loins" (Ps. 38:7).