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Headword: Νεφροί
Adler number: nu,279
Translated headword: kidneys
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] thoughts. Since the kidneys stir up appetites below the stomach, from there the thoughts put desire in motion.
Greek Original:
Νεφροί: οἱ λογισμοί. ἐπειδὴ τὰς ὑπογαστρίους ὀρέξεις οἱ νεφροὶ διεγείρουσιν, ἐντεῦθεν κινοῦνται τῆς ἐπιθυμίας οἱ λογισμοί.
Theodoret (PG 80, 912a) on Psalm 7.10 LXX ('god testing hearts and kidneys').
For kidneys in the literal sense see nu 280.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; ethics; imagery; medicine; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 September 2009@19:59:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; another keyword) on 18 September 2009@03:29:16.
David Whitehead on 7 June 2013@06:29:32.
David Whitehead (coding) on 19 May 2016@04:37:52.


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