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The Hebrew there is derech lo, literally the way is for him. What "way" are we talking about? Rachel complains to her dad that she's in pain because of the way of women (same word, "derech"), so it certainly can be used to refer to biological functions.


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According to Aderet Eliyahu on the verse, Rashi was making a drashic interpretation of the verse and was relating Eliyahu's statement to the gemara in Sanhedrin 39a which says: "The Gemara relates: A certain magus said to Ameimar: From your midpoint and up is in the domain of Hurmiz, the god of good, who created the significant and important parts of ...


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