(Heb. yothe'reth; i.e., "something redundant"), the membrane which covers the upper part of the liver ( Exodus 29:13 Exodus 29:22 ; Leviticus 3:4 Leviticus 3:10 Leviticus 3:15 ; 4:9 ; 7:4 ; marg., "midriff"). In Hosea 13:8 (Heb. seghor; i.e., "an enclosure") the pericardium, or parts about the heart, is meant.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Caul". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".