Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Ehud made himself a sword which had two edges, a cubit in length, and he bound it on his right thigh under his cloak.

King James Version

But Ehud made him a dagger which had two edges, of a cubit length; and he did gird it under his raiment upon his right thigh.

Holman Bible

Ehud made himself a double-edged sword 18 inches long. He strapped it to his right thigh under his clothes

International Standard Version

Ehud forged a double-edged sword that was one cubit long, tied it to his right thigh under his cloak,

A Conservative Version

And Ehud made for himself a sword which had two edges, a cubit in length. And he girded it under his raiment upon his right thigh.

American Standard Version

And Ehud made him a sword which had two edges, a cubit in length; and he girded it under his raiment upon his right thigh.

Amplified

Ehud made for himself a sword, a cubit long, which had two edges, and he girded it on his right thigh under his clothing.

Bible in Basic English

So Ehud made himself a two-edged sword, a cubit long, which he put on at his right side under his robe.

Darby Translation

And Ehud made for himself a sword with two edges, a cubit in length; and he girded it on his right thigh under his clothes.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But Ehud had made himself a two-edged sword of a cubit length, and he girded it under his clothing upon his right thigh.

Julia Smith Translation

And Ehud will make to him a sword, and to it two mouths; a cubit its length: and he will gird it from under his garments upon his right thigh.

King James 2000

But Ehud made himself a dagger which had two edges, a cubit in length; and he did gird it under his clothes upon his right thigh.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Ehud made for himself a short, {two-edged} sword (a cubit in length), and he fastened it under his clothes on his right thigh.

Modern King James verseion

But Ehud made himself a dagger which had two edges, a cubit long. And he tied it under his clothing upon his right thigh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ehud made him a two-edged dagger of a span long, and girded it under his garment upon his right thigh;

NET Bible

Ehud made himself a sword -- it had two edges and was eighteen inches long. He strapped it under his coat on his right thigh.

New Heart English Bible

Ehud made him a sword which had two edges, a cubit in length; and he girded it under his clothing on his right thigh.

The Emphasized Bible

So Ehud made himself a sword which had two edges, a cubit in length, - and girded it under his raiment, upon his right thigh.

Webster

But Ehud made him a dagger which had two edges, of a cubit length; and he girded it under his raiment upon his right thigh.

World English Bible

Ehud made him a sword which had two edges, a cubit in length; and he wore it under his clothing on his right thigh.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Ehud maketh for himself a sword, and it hath two mouths (a cubit is its length), and he girdeth it under his long robe on his right thigh;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אהוּד 
'Ehuwd 
Usage: 1

חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

פּיּה פּיה 
Peyah 
Usage: 1

of a cubit
גּמד 
Gomed 
Usage: 1

ארך 
'orek 
length, long, ever, as long as, high
Usage: 95

and he did gird
חגר 
Chagar 
Usage: 43

מד מד 
Mad 
Usage: 13

ימין 
Yamiyn 
Usage: 139

Context Readings

Ehud

15 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. 16 Ehud made himself a sword which had two edges, a cubit in length, and he bound it on his right thigh under his cloak. 17 He presented the tribute to Eglon king of Moab. Now Eglon was a very fat man.


Cross References

Judges 3:21

Ehud stretched out his left hand, took the sword from his right thigh and thrust it into his belly.

Psalm 45:3

Gird Your sword on Your thigh, O Mighty One, In Your splendor and Your majesty!

Psalm 149:6

Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, And a two-edged sword in their hand,

Song of Songs 3:8

"All of them are wielders of the sword, Expert in war; Each man has his sword at his side, Guarding against the terrors of the night.

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Revelation 1:16

In His right hand He held seven stars, and out of His mouth came a sharp two-edged sword; and His face was like the sun shining in its strength.

Revelation 2:12

"And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: The One who has the sharp two-edged sword says this:

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