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HELVE

helv (`ets "wood," "tree"): The handle or wooden part of an ax. "The head (margin "iron") slippeth from the helve" (margin "tree," Dt 19:5). The marginal reading suggests that "the ax is supposed to glance off the tree it is working on."
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'helve'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

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