Judges 3:23
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English Standard Version
Then Ehud went out into the porch and closed the doors of the roof chamber behind him and locked them.

King James Bible
Then Ehud went forth through the porch, and shut the doors of the parlour upon him, and locked them.

American Standard Version
Then Ehud went forth into the porch, and shut the doors of the upper room upon him, and locked them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Aod carefully shutting the doors of the parlour and locking them,

English Revised Version
Then Ehud went forth into the porch, and shut the doors of the parlour upon him, and locked them.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Ehud went forth through the porch, and shut the doors of the parlor upon him, and locked them.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Provided with this weapon, he brought the present to king Eglon, who - as is also mentioned as a preparation for what follows - was a very fat man.

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Judges 3:22 The handle also went in after the blade, and the fat closed over the blade, for he did not draw the sword out of his belly; and the refuse came out.

Judges 3:24 When he had gone out, his servants came and looked, and behold, the doors of the roof chamber were locked; and they said, "He is only relieving himself in the cool room."

Cross References
Judges 3:20
And Ehud came to him as he was sitting alone in his cool roof chamber. And Ehud said, "I have a message from God for you." And he arose from his seat.

Judges 3:22
And the hilt also went in after the blade, and the fat closed over the blade, for he did not pull the sword out of his belly; and the dung came out.

Judges 3:24
When he had gone, the servants came, and when they saw that the doors of the roof chamber were locked, they thought, "Surely he is relieving himself in the closet of the cool chamber."

2 Samuel 13:18
Now she was wearing a long robe with sleeves, for thus were the virgin daughters of the king dressed. So his servant put her out and bolted the door after her.

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