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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ej : Very frequently occurs in the phrase "the edge of the sword" (Joshua 10:28 , et al.) from the Hebrew פה , peh , "lip," or שפה , sāphāh , "lip." Exodus 28:7 and Exodus 39:4 read "ends," from קצה , ḳācāh , "end" (the King James Version "edge"), and Joshua 13:27 has "uttermost part" for the same Hebrew word (the King James Version "edge"). In Jeremiah 31:29 and Ezekiel 18:2 , "The children's teeth are set on edge " (קהה , ḳāhāh , "to be blunt"), i.e. set hard one against another.
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Edge'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/e/edge.html. 1915.