|Overview - 2 Samuel 11|
|1||While Joab besieges Rabbah, David commits adultery with Bath-sheba.|
|6||Uriah, sent for by David to cover the adultery, would not go home.|
|14||He carries to Joab the letter of his death.|
|18||Joab sends the news thereof to David.|
|26||David takes Bath-sheba to wife.|
2 Samuel 11:25 (King James Version)
Then David said unto the messenger, Thus shalt thou say unto Joab, Let not this thing displease thee, for the sword devoureth one as well as another: make thy battle more strong against the city, and overthrow it: and encourage thou him.
- displease thee
- Hebrew be evil in thine eyes. for the sword.
- Joshua 7:8 Joshua 7:9 ; 1 Samuel 6:9 ; Ecclesiastes 9:1-3 Ecclesiastes 9:11 Ecclesiastes 9:12
- Hebrew so and such.
- What abominable hypocrisy was here! He well knew that the death of this noble and gallant man was no chance-medley: he was by his own order thrust on the sword.