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2 Samuel 12:19 NIV

19 David noticed that his attendants were whispering among themselves, and he realized the child was dead. “Is the child dead?” he asked. “Yes,” they replied, “he is dead.”

Study tools for 2 Samuel 12:19

  • 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.