2 Samuel 12:9 CEBA

9 Why have you despised the LORD's word by doing what is evil in his eyes? You have struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword and taken his wife as your own. You used the Ammonites to kill him.

Study tools for 2 Samuel 12:9

  • a 12:5 - Or <i>as good as dead</i>; MT <i>a son of death</i>
  • b 12:6 - LXX; MT <i>fourfold ( </i>cf Exod 22:1)
  • c 12:8 - Syr <i>daughters</i>
  • d 12:8 - Syr <i>daughters</i>
  • e 12:14 - MT <i>the LORD’s enemies</i>—a euphemism or ancient scribal correction (cf note at 1 Sam 25:22)
  • f 12:17 - LXXL, DSS(4QSama); MT <i>stood over</i>
  • g 12:21 - LXXL, OL; MT lacks <i>kept watch.</i>
  • h 12:24 - Qere; Kethib <i>he </i>(David) <i>named</i>
  • i 12:25 - <i>Jedidiah </i>means <i>Loved by the LORD.</i>
  • j 12:25 - Heb uncertain; some Heb and LXX manuscripts <i>by the LORD’s word</i>
  • k 12:27 - Heb uncertain
  • l 12:30 - LXX; MT <i>their king’s crown</i>
  • m 12:31 - Cf LXXL, OL, Tg, 1 Chron 20:3