New International Version
He presented the tribute to Eglon king of Moab, who was a very fat man.
King James Bible
And he brought the present unto Eglon king of Moab: and Eglon was a very fat man.
Darby Bible Translation
And he brought the gift to Eglon king of Moab; now Eglon was a very fat man.
World English Bible
He offered the tribute to Eglon king of Moab: now Eglon was a very fat man.
Young's Literal Translation
and he bringeth near the present to Eglon king of Moab, and Eglon is a very fat man.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Eglon was a very fat man - The איש בריא ish bari of the text is translated by the Septuagint ανηρ αστειος σφοδρα, a very beautiful or polite man, and in the Syriac, a very rude man. It probably means what we call lusty or corpulent.
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Now Ehud had made a double-edged sword about a cubit long, which he strapped to his right thigh under his clothing.
After Ehud had presented the tribute, he sent on their way those who had carried it.
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