Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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

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 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. 16 Ehud forged a double-edged sword that was one cubit long, tied it to his right thigh under his cloak, 17 and went to present the tribute to King Eglon of Moab. Now Eglon happened to be a very obese man.


Cross References

Judges 3:21

Ehud used his left hand to take the sword from his right thigh and then plunged it into Eglon's abdomen.

Psalm 45:3

Strap your sword to your side, mighty warrior, along with your honor and majesty.

Psalm 149:6

Let high praises to God be heard in their throats, while they wield two-edged swords in their hands

Song of Songs 3:8

All of them are wearing swords and are experienced in battle. Each has his sword on his thigh, ready for the terror of the night.

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any double-edged sword, piercing until it divides soul and spirit, joints and marrow, as it judges the thoughts and purposes 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. His face was like the sun when it shines with full force.

Revelation 2:12

"To the messenger of the church in Pergamum, write: "The one who holds the sharp, two-edged sword, says this:

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