American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Or KIDNEYS. The Hebrews often make the reins the seat of the affections, and ascribe to them knowledge, joy, pain, pleasure; hence in Scripture it is said that God searches the heart and tries the reins.
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Reins'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/r/reins.html. 1859.