Bible: Judg 3:15-23
3:15 When the Israelites cried out for help to the
3:18 After Ehud brought the tribute payment, he dismissed the people who had carried it. 5 3:19 But he went back 6 once he reached 7 the carved images 8 at Gilgal. He said to Eglon, 9 “I have a secret message for you, O king.” Eglon 10 said, “Be quiet!” 11 All his attendants left. 3:20 When Ehud approached him, he was sitting in his well-ventilated 12 upper room all by himself. Ehud said, “I have a message from God 13 for you.” When Eglon rose up from his seat, 14 3:21 Ehud reached with his left hand, pulled the sword from his right thigh, and drove it into Eglon’s 15 belly. 3:22 The handle went in after the blade, and the fat closed around the blade, for Ehud 16 did not pull the sword out of his belly. 17 3:23 As Ehud went out into the vestibule, 18 he closed the doors of the upper room behind him and locked them.