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Hilt
Haft
Dictionaries
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Haft
Dagger of Mes-Kalam-dug (c. 2500 b.c.) with hilt of lapis lazuli and sheath of gold filigree, 14 1/2 inches long. BMHAFT. The handle of a knife or dagger, occurring only in Jdg 3:22, in the account of Ehud’s stabbing of Eglon, king of Moab. Translated “hilt” in RSV.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hilt
HILT — the handle of a weapon, especially a sword or dagger (Judg. 3:22; handle, NIV, NASB; haft, KJV). When Ehud assassinated Eglon, the king of Moab, he thrust a dagger into Eglon’s stomach. Even the hilt of the dagger went in after the blade (Judg. 3:12–30).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hilt
HILT Handle of a sword or dagger (Judg. 3:22 NRSV, REB). Other translations prefer “haft” (KJV) or “handle” (NASB, NIV, TEV).