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2 Samuel 12:1
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Then the Lord sent (a)Nathan to David. And (b)he came to him and [a]said, "There were two men in one city, the one rich and the other poor.
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2 Samuel 12:2
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"The rich man had a great many flocks and herds.
2 Samuel 12:3
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"But the poor man had nothing except (c)one little ewe lamb Which he bought and nourished; And it grew up together with him and his children. It would eat of his [b]bread and drink of his cup and lie in his bosom, And was like a daughter to him.
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2 Samuel 12:4
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"Now a traveler came to the rich man, And he [c]was 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 poor man's ewe lamb and prepared it for the man who had come to him."
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2 Samuel 12:5
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Then David's anger burned greatly against the man, and he said to Nathan, "As the Lord lives, surely the man who has done this [d](d)deserves to die.
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2 Samuel 12:6
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He must make restitution for the lamb (e)fourfold, because he did this thing and had no compassion."
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2 Samuel 12:7
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Nathan then said to David, "(f)You are the man! Thus says the Lord God of Israel, ‘(g)It is I who anointed you king over Israel and it is I who delivered you from the hand of Saul.
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