Wheel Broken At The Cistern

In the twelfth chapter of Ecclesiastes we find this expression, alluding to the infirmities of old age. By the wheel is meant the great artery that receives the blood from the left ventricle of the heart here designated as the cistern. — ( Ecclesiastes 12:6 )

Biblical Reference

Ecclesiastes 12:6

Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern.

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