|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle.
2. (n.) The external angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides or skirts of a roof, which have their wall plates running in different directions.
3. (n.) In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.
4. (v. t.) To dislocate or sprain the hip of, to fracture or injure the hip bone of (a quadruped) in such a manner as to produce a permanent depression of that side.
5. (v. t.) To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock).
6. (v. t.) To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.
7. (n.) The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog-rose (Rosa canina).
8. (interj.) Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurra!
9. (n.) Alt. of Hipps
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
(shoq, "leg," "limb," "hip," "shoulder"): Samson smote the Philistines "hip and thigh" (Hebrew "leg upon thigh"), which was indicative of "a great slaughter" (Judges 15:8), the bodies being hewed in pieces with such violence that they lay in bloody confusion, their limbs piled up on one another in great heaps.
See also SINEW.
Hip (8 Occurrences)
Genesis 32:25 When he saw that he didn't prevail against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh, and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was strained, as he wrestled. (See NIV)
Genesis 32:31 And as he passed over Peniel, the sun rose upon him; and he limped upon his hip. (DBY NIV)
Genesis 32:32 Therefore the children of Israel don't eat the sinew of the hip, which is on the hollow of the thigh, to this day, because he touched the hollow of Jacob's thigh in the sinew of the hip. (WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)
Exodus 32:27 And he said to them, Thus saith Jehovah, the God of Israel: Put every man his sword upon his hip; go and return from gate to gate through the camp, and slay every man his brother, and every man his friend, and every man his neighbour. (DBY)
Judges 15:8 He struck them hip and thigh with a great slaughter: and he went down and lived in the cleft of the rock of Etam. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
1 Chronicles 19:4 So Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the middle, even to their hips, and sent them away. (Root in JPS DBY NAS RSV)
Isaiah 66:12 For the Lord says, See, I will make her peace like a river, and the glory of the nations like an overflowing stream, and she will take her children in her arms, gently caring for them on her knees. (See NAS RSV)
Daniel 5:6 Then the king's face was changed in him, and his thoughts troubled him; and the joints of his thighs were loosened, and his knees struck one against another. (See NAS)