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2 Samuel 12:31 NIV

31 and brought out the people who were there, consigning them to labor with saws and with iron picks and axes, and he made them work at brickmaking.a David did this to all the Ammonite towns. Then he and his entire army returned to Jerusalem.

References for 2 Samuel 12:31

    • „ 12:31 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this clause is uncertain.

      Study tools for 2 Samuel 12:31

      • 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.