Shaft appears in a few. passages of the A.V. in two senses as the rendering of

(a) חֵוֹ, chets (Isa 49:2), an arrow (as often elsewhere);

(b) יָרֵך, yarek, properly a thigh (as often); hence the shank of the golden candelabrum in the Tabernacle, where the stem (קָנֶה) separated into the three feet (Ex 25:31; Ex 37:17; Nu 8:4). SEE CANDLESTICK.

Definition of shaft

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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