Then the LORDsent1Nathan to David. And 2he came to him and asaid, "There were twomen in onecity, the onerich and the otherpoor.
"The richmanhad a greatmanyflocks and herds.
"But the poor man had nothingexcept3onelittleewelambWhich he bought and nourished ; And it grew up together with him and his children. It would eat of his bbread and drink of his cup and lie in his bosom, And was like a daughter to him.
"Now a travelercame to the richman, And he cwas unwilling to take from his own flock or his own herd, To prepare for the wayfarer who had come to him; Rather he took the poorman'sewelamb and prepared it for the man who had come to him."