Inward parts; affections. Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, BOWELS of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering. ( Colossians 3:12 )
Bibliography Information"Entry for 'Bowels'". Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. . New York, N.Y., 1999.