Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Then the Israelites cried out to the Lord, and He raised up Ehud son of Gera, a left-handed Benjaminite, as a deliverer for them. The Israelites sent him to Eglon king of Moab with tribute money.

New American Standard Bible

But when the sons of Israel cried to the LORD, the LORD raised up a deliverer for them, Ehud the son of Gera, the Benjamite, a left-handed man. And the sons of Israel sent tribute by him to Eglon the king of Moab.

King James Version

But when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised them up a deliverer, Ehud the son of Gera, a Benjamite, a man lefthanded: and by him the children of Israel sent a present unto Eglon the king of Moab.

International Standard Version

But when the Israelis cried out to the LORD, the LORD raised up Gera's son Ehud, a left-handed descendant of Benjamin, as a deliverer for them. The Israelis paid tribute through him to king Eglon of Moab.

A Conservative Version

But when the sons of Israel cried to LORD, LORD raised up for them a savior, Ehud the son of Gera, the Benjamite, a left-handed man. And the sons of Israel sent tribute by him to Eglon the king of Moab.

American Standard Version

But when the children of Israel cried unto Jehovah, Jehovah raised them up a saviour, Ehud the son of Gera, the Benjamite, a man left-handed. And the children of Israel sent tribute by him unto Eglon the king of Moab.

Amplified

But when the Israelites cried to the Lord, the Lord raised them up a deliverer, Ehud son of Gera, a Benjamite, a left-handed man; and by him the Israelites sent tribute to Eglon king of Moab.

Bible in Basic English

Then when the children of Israel made prayer to the Lord, he gave them a saviour, Ehud, the son of Gera, the Benjamite, a left-handed man; and the children of Israel sent an offering by him to Eglon, king of Moab.

Darby Translation

But when the people of Israel cried to the LORD, the LORD raised up for them a deliverer, Ehud, the son of Gera, the Benjaminite, a left-handed man. The people of Israel sent tribute by him to Eglon the king of Moab.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But when the sons of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised them up a saviour, Ehud, the son of Gera, a son of Jemini, a man, who had his right hand impeded, and by him the sons of Israel sent a present unto Eglon, the king of Moab.

Julia Smith Translation

And the sons of Israel will cry to Jehovah, and Jehovah will raise up to them a saviour, Ehud, son of Gera, son of a Benjamite, a man shut up of his right hand: and the sons of Israel will send a gift by his hand to Eglon, king of Moab.

King James 2000

But when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised them up a deliverer, Ehud the son of Gera, a Benjamite, a man left-handed: and by him the children of Israel sent tribute unto Eglon the king of Moab.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the {Israelites} cried out to Yahweh, and Yahweh raised up for them a deliverer, Ehud son of Gera, a Benjaminite and {a left-handed man}. And the {Israelites} sent a tribute to Eglon king of Moab {through him}.

Modern King James verseion

But when the sons of Israel cried to Jehovah, Jehovah raised them up a deliverer, Ehud the son of Gera, a Benjamite, a left-handed man. And the sons of Israel sent a present to Eglon the king of Moab by him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And then they cried unto the LORD. And the LORD stirred them up a saver, Ehud the son of Gera, the son of Jemini, a man that could do nothing handsomely with his right hand. And when the children of Israel sent a present by him unto Eglon the king of the Moabites,

NET Bible

When the Israelites cried out for help to the Lord, he raised up a deliverer for them. His name was Ehud son of Gera the Benjaminite, a left-handed man. The Israelites sent him to King Eglon of Moab with their tribute payment.

New Heart English Bible

But when the children of Israel cried to the LORD, the LORD raised them up a savior, Ehud the son of Gera, the Benjamite, a man left-handed. The children of Israel sent tribute by him to Eglon the king of Moab.

The Emphasized Bible

And the sons of Israel made outcry unto Yahweh, and Yahweh raised up unto them a saviour, Ehud son of Gera, a Benjamite, a man left-handed, - and the sons of Israel sent, by his hand, a present, unto Eglon king of Moab.

Webster

But when the children of Israel cried to the LORD, the LORD raised them up a deliverer, Ehud the son of Gera, a Benjaminite, a man left-handed: and by him the children of Israel sent a present to Eglon king of Moab.

World English Bible

But when the children of Israel cried to Yahweh, Yahweh raised them up a savior, Ehud the son of Gera, the Benjamite, a man left-handed. The children of Israel sent tribute by him to Eglon the king of Moab.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the sons of Israel cry unto Jehovah, and Jehovah raiseth to them a saviour, Ehud son of Gera, a Benjamite (a man -- shut of his right hand), and the sons of Israel send by his hand a present to Eglon king of Moab;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505
Usage: 2505

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

the Lord

Usage: 0

אהוּד 
'Ehuwd 
Usage: 1

of Gera
גּרא 
Gera' 
Usage: 9

בּן־אישׁ ימיני בּן־היּמיני בּן־ימיני 
Ben-y@miyniy 
Usage: 13

a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

אטּר 
'itter 
Usage: 2

and by him
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

מנחה 
Minchah 
Usage: 211

עגלון 
`Eglown 
Usage: 13

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

Context Readings

Ehud

14 The Israelites served Eglon king of Moab 18 years. 15 Then the Israelites cried out to the Lord, and He raised up Ehud son of Gera, a left-handed Benjaminite, as a deliverer for them. The Israelites sent him to Eglon king of Moab with tribute money. 16 Ehud made himself a double-edged sword 18 inches long. He strapped it to his right thigh under his clothes


Cross References

Judges 3:9

The Israelites cried out to the Lord. So the Lord raised up Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb’s youngest brother, as a deliverer to save the Israelites.

Psalm 78:34

When He killed some of them,
the rest began to seek Him;
they repented and searched for God.

Judges 20:16

There were 700 choice men who were left-handed among all these people; all could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.

1 Chronicles 12:2

They were archers who could use either the right or left hand, both to sling stones and shoot arrows from a bow. They were Saul’s relatives from Benjamin:

1 Samuel 10:27

But some wicked men said, “How can this guy save us?” They despised him and did not bring him a gift, but Saul said nothing.

Psalm 50:15

Call on Me in a day of trouble;
I will rescue you, and you will honor Me.”

Psalm 90:15

Make us rejoice for as many days as You have humbled us,
for as many years as we have seen adversity.

Proverbs 18:16

A gift opens doors for a man
and brings him before the great.

Proverbs 19:6

Many seek a ruler’s favor,
and everyone is a friend of one who gives gifts.

Proverbs 21:14

A secret gift soothes anger,
and a covert bribe, fierce rage.

Isaiah 36:16

Don’t listen to Hezekiah, for this is what the king of Assyria says: “Make peace with me and surrender to me. Then every one of you may eat from his own vine and his own fig tree and drink water from his own cistern

Jeremiah 29:12-13

You will call to Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

Jeremiah 33:3

Call to Me and I will answer you and tell you great and incomprehensible things you do not know.

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