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Handpike
Handstaff
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Handpike
Handpike. Wooden staff with pointed metal tip (Ez 39:9).See Arms and Warfare.
Handstaff
Handstaff. kjv rendering of handpike in Ezekiel 39:9.See Arms and Warfare.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Handpike
Handpike[Heb maqqēl yāḏ] (Ezk. 39:9); AV HANDSTAFF; NEB THROWING-STICK. A weapon perhaps like the staff used by travelers or shepherds (cf. Gen. 32:10 [MT 11]; Ex. 12:11 Nu. 22:27; 1 S. 17:40).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HANDSTAFF
HANDSTAFF<hand’-staf> ([מַקֵּל יָד‎, maqqkel yadh]): In plural in Ezek 39:9, among weapons of war.See STAFF.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Handstaff
HANDSTAFF, handʹṡtaf (מַקֵּל יָד‎, maḳḳēl yādh): In p1. in Ezk 39:9, among weapons of war. See Staff.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
HANDPIKE
HANDPIKE [מַקֵּל יָדmaqqel yadh]. A rod or staff, named in a list of seven types of weapons used by Israelite soldiers (Ezek 39:9). The name of the implement identifies it as a shock weapon for use in hand-to-hand combat, although it is not clear whether it was a quarterstaff, a thrusting spear or pike,
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