15 Then the people of Israel (A)cried out to the Lord, and the Lord raised up for them (B)a deliverer, Ehud, the son of Gera, the Benjaminite, (C)a left-handed man. The people of Israel sent tribute by him to Eglon the king of Moab. 16 And Ehud made for himself a sword with two edges, a cubit[a] in length, and he bound it on his right thigh under his clothes.

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Footnotes

  1. Judges 3:16 A cubit was about 18 inches or 45 centimeters

15 But when the children of Israel (A)cried out to the Lord, the Lord raised up a deliverer for them: Ehud the son of Gera, the Benjamite, a (B)left-handed man. By him the children of Israel sent tribute to Eglon king of Moab. 16 Now Ehud made himself a dagger (it was double-edged and a cubit in length) and fastened it under his clothes on his right thigh.

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