|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A mark or depression in the middle of the abdomen; the umbilicus; the bellybutton.
2. (n.) The central part or point of anything; the middle.
3. (n.) An eye on the under side of a carronade for securing it to a carriage.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
na'-v'l (shor. The Septuagint in Proverbs 3:8 suggests a different reading, namely, instead of shorrekha, sherekha equals she'erkha, "thy flesh")): The King James Version translates the Hebrew sharir in the description of Behemoth (Job 40:16) by "navel," where modern translators have substituted "muscles"; similarly in the translation of shorer (Songs 7:2) it has been replaced by "body.", There remain two passages of the Revised Version (British and American) where "navel" is retained as the translation of shor. Thus we find the word used, pars pro toto, for the whole being: "It (the fear of Yahweh) will be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones" (Proverbs 3:8). The uttermost neglect which a new-born babe can experience is expressed by Ezekiel: "In the day thou wast born thy navel (i.e. umbilical cord) was not cut neither wast thou washed in water to cleanse thee; thou wast not salted at all, nor swaddled at all" (Ezekiel 16:4).
H. L. E. Luering
Navel (4 Occurrences)
Job 40:16 Lo now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly. (KJV WBS)
Proverbs 3:8 It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Song of Songs 7:2 Thy navel is like a round goblet, which wanteth not liquor: thy belly is like an heap of wheat set about with lilies. (KJV JPS DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 16:4 As for your birth, in the day you were born your navel was not cut, neither were you washed in water to cleanse you; you weren't salted at all, nor swaddled at all. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)