4So all went forth and none was left in the bedchamber, neither little nor great. Then Judith, standing by his bed, said in her heart, O Lord God of all power, look at this present upon the works of mine hands for the exaltation of Jerusalem. 5For now is the time to help thine inheritance, and to execute thine enterprizes to the destruction of the enemies which are risen against us. 6Then she came to the pillar of the bed, which was at Holofernes' head, and took down his fauchion from thence, 7And approached to his bed, and took hold of the hair of his head, and said, Strengthen me, O Lord God of Israel, this day.8And she smote twice upon his neck with all her might, and she took away his head from him. 9And tumbled his body down from the bed, and pulled down the canopy from the pillars; and anon after she went forth, and gave Holofernes his head to her maid; 10And she put it in her bag of meat: so they twain went together according to their custom unto prayer: and when they passed the camp, they compassed the valley, and went up the mountain of Bethulia, and came to the gates thereof.