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Judges 3:10-20

NRS 10 The spirit of the Lord came upon him, and he judged Israel; he went out to war, and the Lord gave King Cushan-rishathaim of Aram into his hand; and his hand prevailed over 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. NRS 11 So the land had rest forty years. Then Othniel son of Kenaz died. NIV 11 So the land had peace for forty years, until Othniel son of Kenaz died. NRS 12 The Israelites again did what was evil in the sight of the Lord; and the Lord strengthened King Eglon of Moab against Israel, because they had done what was evil in the sight of the Lord. 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. NRS 13 In alliance with the Ammonites and the Amalekites, he went and defeated Israel; and they took possession of the city of palms. NIV 13 Getting the Ammonites and Amalekites to join him, Eglon came and attacked Israel, and they took possession of the City of Palms. NRS 14 So the Israelites served King Eglon of Moab eighteen years. NIV 14 The Israelites were subject to Eglon king of Moab for eighteen years. NRS 15 But when the Israelites cried out to the Lord, the Lord raised up for them a deliverer, Ehud son of Gera, the Benjaminite, a left-handed man. The Israelites sent tribute by him to King Eglon 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. NRS 16 Ehud made for himself a sword with two edges, a cubit in length; and he fastened it on his right thigh under his clothes. 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. NRS 17 Then he presented the tribute to King Eglon 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. NRS 18 When Ehud had finished presenting the tribute, he sent the people who carried the tribute on their way. NIV 18 After Ehud had presented the tribute, he sent on their way the men who had carried it. NRS 19 But he himself turned back at the sculptured stones near Gilgal, and said, "I have a secret message for you, O king." So the king said, "Silence!" and all his attendants went out from his presence. 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. NRS 20 Ehud came to him, while he was sitting alone in his cool roof chamber, and said, "I have a message from God for you." So he rose from 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,