After Ehud was gone, Eglon's servants came in and found the doors of the upstairs room locked. "He must be relieving himself in the cool room," they said.
Cross ReferencesJudges 3:20
Then Ehud approached him while he was sitting alone in the coolness of his upper room. "I have a word from God for you," Ehud said, and the king rose from his seat.
Then Ehud went out through the porch, closing and locking the doors of the upper room behind him.
So they waited until they became worried and saw that he had still not opened the doors of the upper room. Then they took the key and opened the doors--and there was their lord lying dead on the floor.
1 Samuel 24:3
Soon Saul came to the sheepfolds along the road, where there was a cave, and he went in to relieve himself. And David and his men were hiding in the recesses of the cave.
Chapter Outline1. The nations which were left to prove Israel
5. By communion with them they commit idolatry
8. Othniel delivered them from Chushan-Rishathaim
12. Ehud from Eglon
31. and Shamgar from the Philistines
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covereth or, doeth his easement
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