union. (1.) A descendant of Benjamin (1 Chr. 7:10), his great-grandson. (2.) The son of Gera, of the tribe of Benjamin (Judg. 3:15). After the death of Othniel the people again fell into idolatry, and Eglon, the king of Moab, uniting his bands with those of the Ammonites and the Amalekites, crossed the Jordan and took the city of Jericho, and for eighteen years held that whole district in subjection, exacting from it an annual tribute. At length Ehud, by a stratagem, put Eglon to death with a two-edged dagger a cubit long, and routed the Moabites at the fords of the Jordan, putting 10,000 of them to death. Thenceforward the land, at least Benjamin, enjoyed rest "for fourscore years" (Judg. 3:12-30). (See QUARRIES ØT0003032 .) But in the south-west the Philistines reduced the Israelites to great straits (Judg. 5:6). From this oppression Shamgar was raised up to be their deliverer.
ehud Barak said, “The simple truth is, if there is one state, it would have to be either binational or undemocratic.”
A day later, former Israeli Prime Minister ehud Olmert echoed these sentiments.
In recent weeks, his defense minister ehud Barak and the Israeli President Shimon Peres have furthered that request.
ehud Barak, Netanyahu's best link to the Pentagon and American media, retired.
Indeed Abbas nearly inked a final settlement deal in private talks with then-Israeli Prime Minister ehud Olmert in 2008.
Had He not worked by ehud alone to deliver their fathers from the Moabites?
And embracing desires, that in their bosom hide the dagger of ehud.
Then ehud went forth into the porch, and shut the doors of the room upon him, and locked them.
The narrative is so vivid that we seem able to follow ehud step by step.
What have I to do with ehud and Eglon, and slaughters, and tyrannies?