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HIP

(shoq, "leg," "limb," "hip," "shoulder"): Samson smote the Philistines "hip and thigh" (Hebrew "leg upon thigh"), which was indicative of "a great slaughter" (Jdg 15:8), the bodies being hewed in pieces with such violence that they lay in bloody confusion, their limbs piled up on one another in great heaps.
See also SINEW.
Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'HIP'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

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