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bowels

Meaning: Inward parts; affections; compassionate feelings; tenderness; tender mercies; the intestines or internal parts in general

This word is used 39 times in the King James Version (see: Philippians 1:8; 2:1; Col. 3:12). It is used only three times in the New International Version, including 2 Chr 21:15.

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