Judges 3:22
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New International Version
Even the handle sank in after the blade, and his bowels discharged. Ehud did not pull the sword out, and the fat closed in over it.

King James Bible
And the haft also went in after the blade; and the fat closed upon the blade, so that he could not draw the dagger out of his belly; and the dirt came out.

Darby Bible Translation
and the haft also went in after the blade, and the fat closed upon the blade; for he did not draw the sword out of his belly, and it came out between the legs.

World English Bible
and the handle also went in after the blade; and the fat closed on the blade, for he didn't draw the sword out of his body; and it came out behind.

Young's Literal Translation
and the haft also goeth in after the blade, and the fat shutteth on the blade, that he hath not drawn the sword out of his belly, and it goeth out at the fundament.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The haft also went in after the blade - As the instrument was very short, and Eglon very corpulent, this might readily take place.

And the dirt came out - This is variously understood: either the contents of the bowels issued through the wound, or he had an evacuation in the natural way through the fright and anguish. The original, פרשדונה parshedonah, occurs only here, and is supposed to be compounded of פרש peresh, dung, and שדה shadah, to shed, and may be very well applied to the latter circumstance; so the Vulgate understood it: Statinque per secreta naturae alvi stercora proruperunt.

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the dirt came out. or, it came out at the fundament.

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Cross References
Judges 3:21
Ehud reached with his left hand, drew the sword from his right thigh and plunged it into the king's belly.

Judges 3:23
Then Ehud went out to the porch; he shut the doors of the upper room behind him and locked them.

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