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2 Samuel 12:5 NLT

5 David was furious. “As surely as the LORD lives,” he vowed, “any man who would do such a thing deserves to die!

Study tools for 2 Samuel 12:5

  • a 12:14 - As in Dead Sea Scrolls; Masoretic Text reads the enemies of the
  • b 12:20 - Hebrew anointed himself.
  • c 12:24 - Hebrew he; an alternate Hebrew reading and some Hebrew manuscripts read she.
  • d 12:25 - As in Greek version; Hebrew reads because of the .
  • e 12:26 - Or the royal city.
  • f 12:27 - Or captured the city of water.
  • g 12:30 - Or from the head of Milcom (as in Greek version). Milcom, also called Molech, was the god of the Ammonites.
  • h 12:30 - Hebrew 1 talent [34 kilograms].
  • i 12:31 - Hebrew He also brought out the people [of Rabbah] and put them under.
  • j 12:31 - Hebrew and he made them pass through the brick kilns.