Caul

“(Heb. yothe’reth; i.e., “something redundant”), the membrane” “which covers the upper part of the liver (Ex. 29:13, 22; Lev.” “3:4, 10, 15; 4:9; 7:4; marg., “midriff”). In Hos. 13:8 (Heb.” “seghor; i.e., “an enclosure”) the pericardium, or parts about” “the heart, is meant.”

“In Isa. 3:18 this word (Heb. shebisim), in the marg. “networks,” “denotes network caps to contain the hair, worn by females.” “Others explain it as meaning “wreaths worn round the forehead,” “reaching from one ear to the other.”

Leave a comment