Ehud

Synonyms:
Ehud, ay-HUD, אֵהוּד
Ehud (Wikipedia)
Ehud
19 Ehud kills Eglon - Judges 3 21 - Ford Madox Brown.jpg
Illustration by Ford Madox Brown of Ehud assassinating the Moabite king Eglon
OccupationSecond Judge of Israel
PredecessorOthniel
SuccessorShamgar

Ehud ben‑Gera (Hebrew:

אֵהוּד בֶּן־גֵּרָא‬, Tiberian ʾĒhûḏ ben‑Gērāʾ) is described in the biblical Book of Judges as a judge who was sent by God to deliver the Israelites from Moabite domination. He is described as being left-handed and a member of the Tribe of Benjamin.

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