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Left-Handed
Lefthanded
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Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Left-Handed
LEFT-HANDED — favoring the left hand. The Bible indicates that the tribe of Benjamin had more than its share of left-handed people (Judg. 20:16). Ehud, a left-handed Benjamite, assassinated Eglon, king of Moab, with a dagger (Judg. 3:15–22).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LEFTHANDED
LEFTHANDED<left’-hand-ed> (אִטֵּר יַד־יָמִין‎ [’iTTer yadh-yamin]; Septuagint [ἀμφοτεροδέξιος, amphoterodexios], i.e. “ambidextrous”): The Hebrew presents a combination of words signifying literally, a man whose right hand is impeded or lame, who therefore uses the left hand instead, or one who by
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Left-Handed
left-handed. This description is used only regarding warriors from the tribe of Benjamin. They include Ehud, one of the judges (Jdg. 3:15); seven hundred soldiers who “could sling a stone at a hair and not miss” (20:16); and a group of ambidextrous relatives of Saul who joined David in Ziklag (1Chr.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Lefthanded
LEFTHANDED, leftʹhand-ed (אִטֵּר יַד־יָמִין‎, ’iṭṭēr yadh-yāmīn; LXX ἀμφοτεροδέξιος, ampho-terodéxios, i.e. “ambidextrous”): The Heb presents a combination of words signifying lit. a man whose right hand is impeded or lame, who therefore uses the left hand instead, or one who by habit prefers the