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1: μηρός
(Strong's #3382 — Noun Masculine — meros — may-ros' )

occurs in Revelation 19:16; Christ appears there in the manifestation of His judicial capacity and action hereafter as the executor of Divine vengeance upon the foes of God; His name is spoken of figuratively as being upon His "thigh" (where the sword would be worn; cp. Psalm 45:3 ), emblematic of His strength to tread down His foes, His action being the exhibition of His Divine attributes of righteousness and power.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Thigh'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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