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2 Samuel 12:9 NLT

9 Why, then, have you despised the word of the LORD and done this horrible deed? For you have murdered Uriah the Hittite with the sword of the Ammonites and stolen his wife.

Study tools for 2 Samuel 12:9

  • 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.