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2 Samuel 12:16 NIV

16 David pleaded with God for the child. He fasted and spent the nights lying in sackclotha on the ground.

References for 2 Samuel 12:16

    • € 12:16 - Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint; Masoretic Text does not have "in sackcloth" .

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      • a 12:14 - An ancient Hebrew scribal tradition; Masoretic Text "for the enemies of"
      • b 12:16 - Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint; Masoretic Text does not have "in sackcloth" .
      • c 12:25 - "Jedidiah" means "loved by the " Lord"."
      • d 12:30 - Or "from Milkom’s" (that is, Molek’s)
      • e 12:30 - That is, about 75 pounds or about 34 kilograms
      • f 12:31 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this clause is uncertain.