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Judges 3

WEB 1 Now these are the nations which Yahweh left, to prove Israel by them, even as many [of Israel] as had not known all the wars of Canaan; NIV 1 These are the nations the LORD left to test all those Israelites who had not experienced any of the wars in Canaan WEB 2 only that the generations of the children of Israel might know, to teach them war, at the least such as before knew nothing of it: NIV 2 (he did this only to teach warfare to the descendants of the Israelites who had not had previous battle experience): WEB 3 [namely], the five lords of the Philistines, and all the Canaanites, and the Sidonians, and the Hivites who lived on Mount Lebanon, from Mount Baal-hermon to the entrance of Hamath. NIV 3 the five rulers of the Philistines, all the Canaanites, the Sidonians, and the Hivites living in the Lebanon mountains from Mount Baal Hermon to Lebo Hamath. WEB 4 They were [left], to prove Israel by them, to know whether they would listen to the commandments of Yahweh, which he commanded their fathers by Moses. NIV 4 They were left to test the Israelites to see whether they would obey the LORD's commands, which he had given their forefathers through Moses. WEB 5 The children of Israel lived among the Canaanites, the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites: NIV 5 The Israelites lived among the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites. WEB 6 and they took their daughters to be their wives, and gave their own daughters to their sons and served their gods. NIV 6 They took their daughters in marriage and gave their own daughters to their sons, and served their gods. WEB 7 The children of Israel did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, and forgot Yahweh their God, and served the Baals and the Asheroth. NIV 7 The Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD; they forgot the LORD their God and served the Baals and the Asherahs. WEB 8 Therefore the anger of Yahweh was kindled against Israel, and he sold them into the hand of Cushan-rishathaim king of Mesopotamia: and the children of Israel served Cushan-rishathaim eight years. NIV 8 The anger of the LORD burned against Israel so that he sold them into the hands of Cushan-Rishathaim king of Aram Naharaim, to whom the Israelites were subject for eight years. WEB 9 When the children of Israel cried to Yahweh, Yahweh raised up a savior to the children of Israel, who saved them, even Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother. NIV 9 But when they cried out to the LORD, he raised up for them a deliverer, Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother, who saved them. WEB 10 The Spirit of Yahweh came on him, and he judged Israel; and he went out to war, and Yahweh delivered Cushan-rishathaim king of Mesopotamia into his hand: and his hand prevailed against Cushan- rishathaim. NIV 10 The Spirit of the LORD came upon him, so that he became Israel's judge and went to war. The LORD gave Cushan-Rishathaim king of Aram into the hands of Othniel, who overpowered him. WEB 11 The land had rest forty years. Othniel the son of Kenaz died. NIV 11 So the land had peace for forty years, until Othniel son of Kenaz died. WEB 12 The children of Israel again did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh: and Yahweh strengthened Eglon the king of Moab against Israel, because they had done that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh. NIV 12 Once again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD, and because they did this evil the LORD gave Eglon king of Moab power over Israel. WEB 13 He gathered to him the children of Ammon and Amalek; and he went and struck Israel, and they possessed the city of palm trees. NIV 13 Getting the Ammonites and Amalekites to join him, Eglon came and attacked Israel, and they took possession of the City of Palms. WEB 14 The children of Israel served Eglon the king of Moab eighteen years. NIV 14 The Israelites were subject to Eglon king of Moab for eighteen years. WEB 15 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. NIV 15 Again the Israelites cried out to the LORD, and he gave them a deliverer--Ehud, a left-handed man, the son of Gera the Benjamite. The Israelites sent him with tribute to Eglon king of Moab. WEB 16 Ehud made him a sword which had two edges, a cubit in length; and he girded it under his clothing on his right thigh. NIV 16 Now Ehud had made a double-edged sword about a foot and a half long, which he strapped to his right thigh under his clothing. WEB 17 He offered the tribute to Eglon king of Moab: now Eglon was a very fat man. NIV 17 He presented the tribute to Eglon king of Moab, who was a very fat man. WEB 18 When he had made an end of offering the tribute, he sent away the people who bore the tribute. NIV 18 After Ehud had presented the tribute, he sent on their way the men who had carried it. WEB 19 But he himself turned back from the quarries that were by Gilgal, and said, I have a secret errand to you, king. He said, Keep silence. All who stood by him went out from him. NIV 19 At the idols near Gilgal he himself turned back and said, "I have a secret message for you, O king." The king said, "Quiet!" And all his attendants left him. WEB 20 Ehud came to him; and he was sitting by himself alone in the cool upper room. Ehud said, I have a message from God to you. He arose out of his seat. NIV 20 Ehud then approached him while he was sitting alone in the upper room of his summer palace and said, "I have a message from God for you." As the king rose from his seat, WEB 21 Ehud put forth his left hand, and took the sword from his right thigh, and thrust it into his body: NIV 21 Ehud reached with his left hand, drew the sword from his right thigh and plunged it into the king's belly. WEB 22 and the haft also went in after the blade; and the fat closed on the blade, for he didn't draw the sword out of his body; and it came out behind. NIV 22 Even the handle sank in after the blade, which came out his back. Ehud did not pull the sword out, and the fat closed in over it. WEB 23 Then Ehud went forth into the porch, and shut the doors of the upper room on him, and locked them. NIV 23 Then Ehud went out to the porch; he shut the doors of the upper room behind him and locked them. WEB 24 Now when he was gone out, his servants came; and they saw, and, behold, the doors of the upper room were locked; and they said, Surely he is covering his feet in the upper chamber. NIV 24 After he had gone, the servants came and found the doors of the upper room locked. They said, "He must be relieving himself in the inner room of the house." WEB 25 They waited until they were ashamed; and, behold, he didn't open the doors of the upper room: therefore they took the key, and opened [them], and, behold, their lord was fallen down dead on the earth. NIV 25 They waited to the point of embarrassment, but when he did not open the doors of the room, they took a key and unlocked them. There they saw their lord fallen to the floor, dead. WEB 26 Ehud escaped while they waited, and passed beyond the quarries, and escaped to Seirah. NIV 26 While they waited, Ehud got away. He passed by the idols and escaped to Seirah. WEB 27 It happened, when he had come, that he blew a trumpet in the hill-country of Ephraim; and the children of Israel went down with him from the hill-country, and he before them. NIV 27 When he arrived there, he blew a trumpet in the hill country of Ephraim, and the Israelites went down with him from the hills, with him leading them. WEB 28 He said to them, Follow after me; for Yahweh has delivered your enemies the Moabites into your hand. They went down after him, and took the fords of the Jordan against the Moabites, and didn't allow a man to pass over. NIV 28 "Follow me," he ordered, "for the LORD has given Moab, your enemy, into your hands." So they followed him down and, taking possession of the fords of the Jordan that led to Moab, they allowed no one to cross over. WEB 29 They struck of Moab at that time about ten thousand men, every lusty man, and every man of valor; and there escaped not a man. NIV 29 At that time they struck down about ten thousand Moabites, all vigorous and strong; not a man escaped. WEB 30 So Moab was subdued that day under the hand of Israel. The land had rest eighty years. NIV 30 That day Moab was made subject to Israel, and the land had peace for eighty years. WEB 31 After him was Shamgar the son of Anath, who struck of the Philistines six hundred men with an ox-goad: and he also saved Israel. NIV 31 After Ehud came Shamgar son of Anath, who struck down six hundred Philistines with an oxgoad. He too saved Israel.