David

David

 
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  • "Well, tell Joab not to be discouraged," David said. "The sword kills one as well as another! Fight harder next time, and conquer the city!" - 2 Samuel 11:25


  • When the period of mourning was over, David sent for her and brought her to the palace, and she became one of his wives. Then she gave birth to a son. But the LORD was very displeased with what David had done. - 2 Samuel 11:27


  • So the LORD sent Nathan the prophet to tell David this story: "There were two men in a certain town. One was rich, and one was poor. - 2 Samuel 12:1


  • David was furious. "As surely as the LORD lives," he vowed, "any man who would do such a thing deserves to die! - 2 Samuel 12:5


  • Then Nathan said to David, "You are that man! The LORD, the God of Israel, says, `I anointed you king of Israel and saved you from the power of Saul. - 2 Samuel 12:7


  • Then David confessed to Nathan, "I have sinned against the LORD." Nathan replied, "Yes, but the LORD has forgiven you, and you won't die for this sin. - 2 Samuel 12:13


  • David begged God to spare the child. He went without food and lay all night on the bare ground. - 2 Samuel 12:16


  • Then on the seventh day the baby died. David's advisers were afraid to tell him. "He was so broken up about the baby being sick," they said. "What will he do to himself when we tell him the child is dead?" - 2 Samuel 12:18


  • But when David saw them whispering, he realized what had happened. "Is the baby dead?" he asked. "Yes," they replied. - 2 Samuel 12:19


  • Then David got up from the ground, washed himself, put on lotions, and changed his clothes. Then he went to the Tabernacle and worshiped the LORD. After that, he returned to the palace and ate. - 2 Samuel 12:20


  • David replied, "I fasted and wept while the child was alive, for I said, `Perhaps the LORD will be gracious to me and let the child live.' - 2 Samuel 12:22


  • Then David comforted Bathsheba, his wife, and slept with her. She became pregnant and gave birth to a son, and they named him Solomon. The LORD loved the child - 2 Samuel 12:24


  • Joab sent messengers to tell David, "I have fought against Rabbah and captured its water supply.*1 - 2 Samuel 12:27


  • So David led the rest of his army to Rabbah and captured it. - 2 Samuel 12:29


  • David removed the crown from the king's head,* and it was placed on David's own head. The crown was made of gold and set with gems, and it weighed about seventy-five pounds.* David took a vast amount of plunder from the city.1 - 2 Samuel 12:30


  • He also made slaves of the people of Rabbah and forced them to labor with saws, picks, and axes, and to work in the brick kilns. That is how he dealt with the people of all the Ammonite cities. Then David and his army returned to Jerusalem. - 2 Samuel 12:31


  • David's son Absalom had a beautiful sister named Tamar. And Amnon, her half brother, fell desperately in love with her. - 2 Samuel 13:1
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    New Living Translation Bible used with permission Tyndale House Publishers.

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