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2 Samuel 12:11
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Thus says the Lord , ‘Behold, I will raise up evil against you from your own household; (m)I will even take your wives before your eyes and give them to your companion, and he will lie with your wives in [f]broad daylight.
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2 Samuel 12:12
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Indeed (n)you did it secretly, but (o)I will do this thing before all Israel, and [g]under the sun.'"
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2 Samuel 12:13
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Then David said to Nathan, "(p)I have sinned against the Lord ." And Nathan said to David, "The Lord also has [h](q)taken away your sin; you shall not die.
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2 Samuel 12:14
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However, because by this deed you have (r)given occasion to the enemies of the Lord to blaspheme, the child also that is born to you shall surely die."
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2 Samuel 12:15
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So Nathan went to his house.

Loss of a Child

Then the Lord struck the child that Uriah's [i]widow bore to David, so that he was very sick.
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2 Samuel 12:16
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David therefore inquired of God for the child; and David (s)fasted and went and (t)lay all night on the ground.
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2 Samuel 12:17
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(u)The elders of his household stood beside him in order to raise him up from the ground, but he was unwilling and would not eat food with them.
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2 Samuel 12:18
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Then it happened on the seventh day that the child died. And the servants of David were afraid to tell him that the child was dead, for they said, "Behold, while the child was still alive, we spoke to him and he did not listen to our voice. How then can we tell him that the child is dead, since he might do himself harm!"
2 Samuel 12:19
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But when David saw that his servants were whispering together, David perceived that the child was dead; so David said to his servants, "Is the child dead?" And they said, "He is dead."
2 Samuel 12:20
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So David arose from the ground, (v)washed, anointed himself, and changed his clothes; and he came into the house of the Lord and (w)worshiped. Then he came to his own house, and when he requested, they set food before him and he ate.
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