Word Summary
kabed: liver
Original Word: כָּבֵד
Transliteration: kabed
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-bade')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: liver
Meaning: the liver
Strong's Concordance

The same as kabed; the liver (as the heaviest of the viscera) -- liver.

see HEBREW kabed


H3516. kabed

כָּבֵדnoun masculineLamentations 2:11 liver (explained by Thes (quoting Galen) as the heavy organ, par excellence, of the body; Late Hebrew כָּבֵד‎; Aramaic כַּבְדָא‎ ; Arabic , compare (anything) large, thick in the middle; Ethiopic Assyrian kabittu DlHWB temper, heart (figurative), Aramaic כְּבַד‎, be angry, because the liver was regarded as seat of emotions) — ׳כExodus 29:13 11t.; כְּבֵדוֺProverbs 7:23; כְּבֵדִיLamentations 2:11; — liver of man, as pierced by arrow Proverbs 7:23; poured out in sorrow Lamentations 2:11; of animals as consulted by divination בַּכּ ׳רָאָהEzekiel 21:26; elsewhere in P, in phrases הַכָּבֵד (עַלֿ) (ה)יֹתֶרֶתExodus 29:13, 22; Leviticus 3:4, 10, 15; 4:9; 7:4; 8:16, 25; 9:19; מִןהַֿכּ ׳הַיֹּתֶרֶת9:10, of the animals suited for sacrifice.