Helve

helv (`ets "wood," "tree"): The handle or wooden part of an ax. "The head (margin "iron") slippeth from the helve" (margin "tree," De 19:5). The marginal reading suggests that "the ax is supposed to glance off the tree it is working on."

See the definition of helve in the KJV Dictionary

See also the McClintock and Strong Biblical Cyclopedia.

 
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