2 Samuel 12:22

Overview - 2 Samuel 12
Nathan's parable of the ewe lamb causes David to be his own judge.
David, reproved by Nathan, confesses his sin, and is pardoned.
15 David mourns and prays for the child while it lives.
24 Solomon is born, and named Jedidiah.
26 David takes Rabbah, and tortures the people thereof.
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2 Samuel 12:22  (King James Version)
And he said, While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept: for I said, Who can tell whether GOD will be gracious to me, that the child may live?

I fasted
Isaiah 38:1-3 Isaiah 38:5 ; Joel 1:14 ; 2:14 Amos 5:15 ; Jonah 1:6 ; Jonah 3:9 Jonah 3:10 James 4:9 James 4:10