Webster's New World College Dictionary:
"secret ... kept from public knowledge ... concealed from sight or notice."
"private ... away from public view ... [plural] the genitals: also private parts."
Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary:
"secret ... kept from knowledge or view."
"private ... not known or intended to be known publicly ... unsuitable for public use or display."
"private parts ... the external genital and excretory organs."
Deuteronomy 25:11 When men strive together one with another, and the wife of the one draweth near for to deliver her husband out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and putteth forth her hand, and taketh him by the secrets:
12 Then thou shalt cut off her hand, thine eye shall not pity her.
1 Samuel 5:8 They sent therefore and gathered all the lords of the Philistines unto them, and said, What shall we do with the ark of the God of Israel? And they answered, Let the ark of the God of Israel be carried about unto Gath. And they carried the ark of the God of Israel about thither.
9 And it was so, that, after they had carried it about, the hand of the LORD was against the city with a very great destruction: and he smote the men of the city, both small and great, and they had emerods in their secret parts.
Isaiah 3:16 Moreover the LORD saith, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes, walking and mincing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet:
17 Therefore the Lord will smite with a scab the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and the LORD will discover [NKJV: uncover] their secret parts.
1 Corinthians 12:23 And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness [NKJV: our unpresentable parts have greater modesty; RSV: our unpresentable parts are treated with greater modesty; NIV: the parts that are unpresentable are treated with special modesty].
24 For our comely parts have no need [NIV: our presentable parts need no special treatment]: but God hath tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that part which lacked.
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