Judges 3:14
New International Version
The Israelites were subject to Eglon king of Moab for eighteen years.

New Living Translation
And the Israelites served Eglon of Moab for eighteen years.

English Standard Version
And the people of Israel served Eglon the king of Moab eighteen years.

Berean Study Bible
The Israelites served Eglon king of Moab eighteen years.

King James Bible
So the children of Israel served Eglon the king of Moab eighteen years.

New King James Version
So the children of Israel served Eglon king of Moab eighteen years.

New American Standard Bible
And the sons of Israel served Eglon the king of Moab for eighteen years.

NASB 1995
The sons of Israel served Eglon the king of Moab eighteen years.

NASB 1977
And the sons of Israel served Eglon the king of Moab eighteen years.

Amplified Bible
And the Israelites served Eglon king of Moab eighteen years.

Christian Standard Bible
The Israelites served King Eglon of Moab eighteen years.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Israelites served Eglon king of Moab 18 years.

American Standard Version
And the children of Israel served Eglon the king of Moab eighteen years.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the children of Israel served Eglun the King of Moab eighteen years

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the children of Israel served Eglom the king of Moab eighteen years.

Contemporary English Version
Then he ruled Israel for 18 years and forced the Israelites to pay heavy taxes.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the children of Israel served Eglon king of Moab eighteen years:

English Revised Version
And the children of Israel served Eglon the king of Moab eighteen years.

Good News Translation
The Israelites were subject to Eglon for eighteen years.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Israelites served King Eglon of Moab for 18 years.

International Standard Version
So the Israelis served king Eglon of Moab for eighteen years.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the children of Israel served Eglon the king of Moab eighteen years.

Literal Standard Version
and the sons of Israel serve Eglon king of Moab eighteen years.

NET Bible
The Israelites were subject to King Eglon of Moab for eighteen years.

New Heart English Bible
The children of Israel served Eglon the king of Moab eighteen years.

World English Bible
The children of Israel served Eglon the king of Moab eighteen years.

Young's Literal Translation
and the sons of Israel serve Eglon king of Moab eighteen years.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Ehud
13After enlisting the Ammonites and Amalekites to join forces with him, Eglon attacked and defeated Israel, taking possession of the City of Palms. 14The Israelites served Eglon king of Moab eighteen years. 15And again they cried out to the LORD, and He raised up Ehud son of Gera, a left-handed Benjamite, as their deliverer. So they sent him with tribute to Eglon king of Moab.…

Cross References
Judges 3:13
After enlisting the Ammonites and Amalekites to join forces with him, Eglon attacked and defeated Israel, taking possession of the City of Palms.

Judges 3:15
And again they cried out to the LORD, and He raised up Ehud son of Gera, a left-handed Benjamite, as their deliverer. So they sent him with tribute to Eglon king of Moab.


Treasury of Scripture

So the children of Israel served Eglon the king of Moab eighteen years.

served

Leviticus 26:23-25
And if ye will not be reformed by me by these things, but will walk contrary unto me; …

Deuteronomy 28:40,47,48
Thou shalt have olive trees throughout all thy coasts, but thou shalt not anoint thyself with the oil; for thine olive shall cast his fruit









(14) Served Eglon.--One instance of that receiving of "a yoke of iron" which had been threatened as a punishment of apostasy (Deuteronomy 28:47-48). The narrative, however, shows that the Moabite dominion did not extend beyond the borders of Ephraim (Judges 3:13).



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The Israelites
בְנֵֽי־ (ḇə·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

served
וַיַּעַבְד֤וּ (way·ya·‘aḇ·ḏū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5647: To work, to serve, till, enslave

Eglon
עֶגְל֣וֹן (‘eḡ·lō·wn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 5700: Eglon -- a king of Moab, also a city in Israel

king
מֶֽלֶךְ־ (me·leḵ-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4428: A king

of Moab
מוֹאָ֔ב (mō·w·’āḇ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4124: Moab -- a son of Lot,also his descendants and the territory where they settled

eighteen
שְׁמוֹנֶ֥ה (šə·mō·w·neh)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 8083: A cardinal number, eight, eighth

years.
שָׁנָֽה׃ (šā·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8141: A year


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