Heel - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Heel

[ 1,,G4418, pterna ]
is found in John 13:18, where the Lord quotes from Psalms 41:9; the metaphor is that of tripping up an antagonist in wrestling. Cp. the verb in Genesis 27:36; Jeremiah 9:4; Hosea 12:3.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words