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# Heb. went out
he Syriens discomfited.
Uriah sent for by David. twenty thouland Tootmen, and of king Maacah ay and the returned unto her house. thouiand men, and of th-rob twelve thouland ş. And the woman conceived, and fent, and
told David, and faid, I am with childe. 7. And when David heard of it, he fent Joab, 6 ? And David fent to Joab, saying, Send me and all the host of the mighty men.
Uriah the Hittite. And Joab fent Uriah to 8 And the children of Ammon came out, and David. put the battel in aray at the entring in of the 7 And when Uriah was come into him, Dagate : and the Syrians of Zoba, and of Rehob, vid demanded of bim t how Joab did, and how + Heb. 1 and Ish-tobs and Maacah, were by themselves in the people did, and how the war profpered? offthe the field.
8 And David faid to Uriah, Go down to thy peace of, 9 When Joab faw that the front of the bat. house, and wash thy feet. And Uriah departed tel was against him before and behinde, he chofe out of the kings house, and there † followed of all the choice men of Israel, and put them in him a mess of meat from the king. aray against the Syrians.
9 But Uriah Nept at the door of the kings after him. 10 And the rest of the people he delivered into house with all the lervants of his lord, and went the hand o: Abishai his brother, that he might not down to his house. put tbem in aray against the children ofAmmon. 10 An hen they had told David, saying, 11 And he laid, If the Syrians be too strong for Uriah
went not down unto his
house, David said, me, then chou shalt help me : but if the children unto Uriah, Camelt thou not from thy journey? of Amnon be too strong for thee, then I will why then didst thou not go down unto thine come and help thee.
huule? 12 Be of good courage and let us play the men, 11 And Uriah said unto David, The ark, and for our people and for the cities of our God and Ifrael, and Judah abide in tents, and my lord Jon tbe LORD do that which
feemeth him good. ab, and the fervants of my lord are en camped in 13 And Joab drew nigh, and the people that the open fields; shall I then go into mine houfe were with him, unto the battel against the Syri- to eat, and to drink, and to lie with my wife? ans: and they fed before him.
As thou livests and as thy foul liveth, I will not 14 And when the children of Ammon faw that do this thing the Syrians were fled, then Red they also before 12 And David said to Uriah, Tarry here to day Abilhai, and entred into the city: fo Joab re- also, and to morrow I will
let thee depart. So turned from the children of Ammon, and came Uriah abode in Jerusalem, that day and the 20 Jerusalem.
morrow, 15 | And when the Syrians saw that they 13 And when Darrid had called him, he did eat were smitten before Israel, they gathered them and drink before him, and he made him drunk: felves together.
and at even he went out to lie on his bed with 16 And Hadarezer fent, and brought out the the servants of his lord, but went not down to Syrians that were beyond the river, and they his house. came to Helam, and Shobach the captain of the 14 || And it came to pals in the morning, that boft of Hadarezer ment before them
David wrote a letter to Joab, and sent it by the 17 And when it was told David, he gathered hand of Uriah. all Israel together, and palled over Jordan, and 15. And he wrote in the letter, faying, Set ye came to Helam : and the Syrians set themselves Uriah in the forefront of the
t hottelt battel, in aray against David, and fought with him. and retireye † from him, that he may be init- 1 Heb.
tror *8 And the Syrians filed before Israel, and Daten and die. rid llew tbe men of feven hundred chariots of the 16 And it came to pass when Joab observed from aftit Syrians, and forty thousand horsemen,and smote the city, that he asigned Uriah untu a place him. Shobach the captain of their hoft,who died there where
he knew that valiant men were. 19. And when all the kings tbat opere servants 17 And the men of the city went out and to Hadarezer saw that they were smitten before fought with Joab: and there fell Some of the Ifrael, they made peace with Ifrael, and served people of the servants of David, and Uriah the shem : fo the Syrians feared to help the children Hittite died also. of Ammon any more.
18 (Then Joab fent, and told David all the c HA P.XI
things concerning the war:
of to David.26 David taketb Bath-sheba to wife. nigh unto the city when ye did fight? knew ye
21 Who fmote * Abimelech the son of Jerub- Judges battél, that * David sent Joab and
his servants belheth ? did not a woman cast a piece of a mil- 9:53. with him, and all Ifrael; and they destroyed the lone upon him from the wall, that he died in
children of Ammon, and befieged Rabbah, but Thebez? why went ye nigh the wall? then lay David tarried ftillat Jerusalem.
thou, Thy servant Uriah the Hittite is dead also. 2 ! And it came to pass
in an evening-tide, 22 | So the mellenger went and came, and that David arose from off his bed, and walked Thewed David all that Joab had sent him for. upon the roofof ihe kings house; and from the 23. And the messenger said unto David, Surely roof he saw a woman washing her felf: and the the men prevailed against us, and came out unto woman was very beautiful to look upon. us into the field, and we were upon them even 3 And David sent
the entring of the gate.
daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the thy fervants, and some of the kings lervants be to Hittite?
dead, and thy fervant Uriah the Hittite is 4 And David fent messengers, and took her, dead allo. and she came in unto him, and he lay with her 25 Then David said unto the messenger, Thus Hes (+ for the was purified from her uncleapnels) shalt thou say unto Joab, Let not this thing I cijene
Solomon born. +Heb. please thee : for the fword devoureth tone as 15. And Nathan departed unto his house :
well as another : make thy battel more strong and the LORD strook the child that Uriahs wife Such.
against the city, and overthrow it :and encou- bare unto David and it was very fick,
16 Dayıd therefore befought God for the
fafted her liesband.
17 And the elders of his house arose, and went
fact. 27 And when the mourning was past, David to him, to raise him up from the earth: but he
sent and fet her to his house and she became his would not, neither did he eat bread with them. was evil
wife and bare hina fon : but the thing that Da 18 And it came to pass on the seventh day, in the eyed vid had done, 1 displeafed the LORD.
that the child died : and the feryants of David of. CH AP. XII.
feared to tell him that the child was dead, for
Solomon is born, and named Jedidiab. 26 David
And they said, He is dead. were two men in one city; the one rich, the
20 Then David arose from the earth, and waother poor.
Medsand anointed bimself and changed his ap; 2. The rich man had exceeding many flocks parel, and came into the house of the LORD, and and herds.
worshipped: then he came to his own house, 3 But the poor man liad nothing fave one lit and when he requiredo they let bread before tle ew-lamb, which he had bought and nourished him, and he did eat.
up: and it grew up together with him and with 21 Then said his feryants unto him, What + Heb. his children, it did eat
of his own + meat, and thing is this that thou hast done? thou didft faft
when the child was deal, thou didst rise and eat
23 But now he is dead, wherefore should I faft:
LORD liveth, the man that hath done this tbing, 24 l And David comforted Bath-sheba his O, 19 ut Thall surely die.
wite, and went in un to her and lay with her and worthy to 6 And he shall restore the lamb * fourfold, * she bare a fon, and he called his name Solo * Mat. s. dje. because he did this thing, and because he had no mon; and the LORD loved him.
6. 25 And he sent by the hand of Nathan the
22.9 7 1 And Nathan said to David, Thou art the prophet: and he called his name i Jedidiah, be
That man.Thus faith the LORD God of Ifrael, I * an- caule of the LORD. 22.1. vinted the king over Ifrael, and I delivered 36 1 And: Joab fought againft Rabbah of the bed of the *, Sam. thee out ofthe hand of Saul.
children of Ammon and took the royal city.
Lord 8 And I gave thee thy masters house, and thy 27 And Joab fent meffengers to Davids and masters wives into thy bosome and gave thee the said, I have fought against Rabbah, and have tahoufe of Israel and of Judah, and if that had been ken the city of waters. too little, I would moreover have given untu 28 Now therefore, gather the rest of the peau thee such and such things.
ple together, and encamp against the city, and 9 Wherefore hast thou despised the command-take it: left I take the city,and tit be called af
+ Heb. ment of the LORD, to do evil in his fight? thou ter niy name. hast killed Uriah the Hittite with the Sword and -29 And David gathered all the people toge be called halt taken his wife to be thy wite, and haft Nain ther,and went to Rabbah : and fought against it, upon it. him with the sword of the children of An- and took it.
* i Cbro
30 * And he took their kings crown from Of 20. 2. 10 Now therefore the sword shall never diepart his head, (the weight whereof was a talent of from thine house because thun haft despised me, gold, with
the precious stones) and it was set on and haft taken the wife of Uriah the Hittite to Davids head : and he brought forth the spoil of be thy wife.
the city t in great abundance. u Thus faith the LORD, Behold, I will raise 37 And he brought forth the people that were very great up evil against thee out of thine own house, and therein, and put them under laws, and under
I will * take thy wives before thine eyes, and harrows of iron, and under axes of iron, and 28. So.
give them unto thy neighbour, and he Mall lie made themi pass through the brick-kiln : and
thus did he unto all the cities of the children of
her, and shamefully turnetb ber away: 16 Ablas
is comforted by Jonadab. 37 Absalom fiecth to
1 Heb. is the fon pity.
Chap 16. 22.
fet not thine
(ince 1 have con
Tamar is ravished.
Amnon is killed. Nd it came to pass after this, that Abfalom Harh Amnon thy brother been with thee? bug
meet nam: was Tamar; and Amnon the fun of David † regard not this thing. So Tamar remained 1. Heb. loved her.
+ defolate in her brother Ablaloms house. 2 And Amnon was fo vexed, that he fell fick 21 But when king David heard of all these heart: for his fister 'Tamar, for Me was a virgin, and things, he was very wroth.
Heb. Heb. + Amnon thought it hard for him to do any 22 And Ablalom 1pake unto his brother Amnon and 6.13
derolate thing to her.
neither good nur bad: for Ablalom hatedAmnon, marvelJous, 07,
3 But Amnon had a friend whose name was becau le he had forced his fifter Tamar. hidden ja Jonadab, the fun of Shimeah, Davids brother : 23 And it came to pals after two full years and Jonadab was a very t fubtil man.
that Abra om had sheep-fhearers in Baal-haof Am
4. And he said unto him, Why art thou, being zor, which is beside Ephraim : and Abfalom in+ Heb. the kings fon, † lean from day to day? wilt vited all the kings fons. wire. thou not tell me And Amnon faid unto him, I 24 And Abfalon came to the king, and said, + Heb.
love Tamar my brother Ablaloms litter. Behold now, thy fervant hath sheep-thearers, leg
And Jonadab said unto him · Lay thee the king, I beleech thee, and his fervants, g4 t Heb. morning
down on thy bed, and make thy felt fick : and with thy (ervant.
give me meat, and drets the meat in my fight, unto thee . And he prefled him : howbeit he
would not go, but blessed him.
Then David fent home to Tamar, laying, 23 Now Ablálom had commanded his fer-
is merry with wine, and when I say unto you, 8 So Pamar went to her brother Amnons Smite Amnon, then kill him, fear not: have 1 07, will
boufe, (and he was laid down) and the took not I commanded you ? be couragious and be cool, 101, 1 Hour, and kneaded it, and made cakes in his lt valiant. parte. fight, and did bake the cakes.
29 And the servants of Abfalom did unto mended 9 And he took a pan, anu poured them out Amnon, as Absalom had commanded: then all you! before him, but he refused to eat. And Amnon the kings fons arofe, and every man + gat him 1 Heba Faid, Have out all men from me: and they went up upon his mule, and fled. put every man from him.
30° f And it canie to pass while they were in | Heb.
and lay on the earth, and all his servants stood
brother, answered and said, Let not my lord fup-
vught kings fons ; fur Amnon onely is dead : for by humble to be done in Ilrael ; do not thou this folly. the 7 appointment of Abfalom this hath been 1 Heb. * Lepil.
13 And I, whither shall I cause my shame to u determined, from the day that he forced his mouto; go? and as for thee, thou shalt be as one of the fifter Tamar.
Kelled + Hcbr. tools in Ifrael: now therefore, I pray thee, 33 Now therefore let not my lor the king
Speak unto the king ; tor he will not withhold take the thing to his heart, to think that all the
kings fons are dead: for Amnun unely is dead,
15 Then Amnon hated her t exceedingly, way of the hill-fide behind him. with great fo that the hatred wherewith he hated her, was 35 And Jonadab faid unto the king,Behold, the word of halred greater then the love wherewith he had loved kings fons come: tas thy servant laid, fo it is. thy tugo greatly her: and Amnon said unto her, Arise, be gone. 36 And it came to pass astoun as he had made vant:
. 15 And she said unto him, Tbere is no caule; an end of speaking, that behold, the kings fons with a this evilin fending me away, is greater then the came,and lift up their voice and wept: and the great other that thou did unto me: but he would king allo and all his fervants wept + very före. seeping Lot hearken unto her.
37. But Ablalom fied, and went to Talmai greatly. 17 Then he called his fervant that ministred the son of 11 Ammihud king of Gelhur: and Amani. kunto him, and said, Pat now this woman out Devid mourned for his fon every day. Irom me, and bolt the door after her.
38. SO Ablålum fled, and went to Gerhur, and 6: Samo 18 And she had a garment of divers colours was there three years. lapon her: for with luch robes were the kings 39 And * the foul of king David Il lunged to 16.2. daughters that were virgins, apparelled. Then go for:h unto Abfalom : for he was comforted || 09, 4120 his fervant brought her out, and bolted the door concerning Amnon,
seeing he was deat,
consumida fter her.
bair und children. 28 After two years Absalom
it thail tot 10 be done
verer be treen
there was not a
The widow of Tekoah. TI. Samuel.
handmaid : with oil, but be as a woman that had a long time 20. To fetch about this form of speech hath mourned for the dead :
thy servant Joab done this thing: and my lord 3 And come to the king, and speak on this is wife, according
to the wisdom of an angel of manner untu him. So Joab put the words in her God, to know all ebings that are in the earth. mouth,
21 And the king laid unto Joab, Behold 4. And when the woman of Tekoah (pake to now, I' have done this
thing : gotherefore,bring the king, she fell on her face to the ground, the young man Ablakum again. 4 Web.
and did obeylances and said, † Help, king. 22 And Joab fell to the ground on his face and
5 And the king laid unto her, What a leth bowed himlelf, and thanked the king: and Jo-Home thee. And
she antwered, I am indeed a widow ab laid, To day thy fervant knoweth that I have blerted. woman, and ny husband is dead.
found grace in thy sight, my lord, king, in that 6 And thy handmaid had two sons and they the king hath
lervant ! 01, two strove together in the field, and there was 23 Šo Joab arose and went to Geshur, and üby.
t none to part them, but the one Imute the brought Abfalom to Jerusalem. no delje other, and new him.
24 And the king laid, Let him turn to his own 7 And behold, the whole family is risen a- house, and let him not fee my face. So Abfalom the.
gainst thing handmaid, and they said, Deliver returned to his own house, and saw not the
destroy the heir alfo: and fo they so much praised as Abfalom, for beauty : and u
26 And when he polled his head , ( for it beautifal upon the Sand the king faid unto the woman,Go to thine was at every years end that he pulled it: because maa in the ealth. boute, and I will give charge concerning thee. tbe bair was heavy on him, therefore he polled !!! Ilsel
And the woman of Tekoah faid unto the it) he weighed the hair of his head at two hun-toprale king, My lord, O king, the iniquity be on me, dred shekels after the kings + weight.
+ Hed. and un my fathers houle: and the king and his 27 And unto Abfalom there were born three stone throne be guiltless.
fons and one daughter, whose name was 'Tamar
falem, and faw not the kings face.
not fuffer the revenger of blood to destroy any him: and when he sent again the second time, of bloud mure, left they destroy my son. And he said, as he would not come.
the LORD liveth, there shall not one hair of thy 30 Therefore he said unto his servants, See, multiply fon fall to the earth.
Joabs field is † near mine, and he hath barley 1 Heb. stroy.
12 Then the woman fail, Let thine hand- there; go and set it on fire: and Abfaloms fer-near my maid, I pray thee, speak one word unto my lord vants set the field on fire.
place. the king. And he laid, Say on.
31 Then Joab arole and came to Absalom un-
send thee to the king, to say, Wherefore am
up again: peither doth God respectarry, per, the kings face,,, and if there be any iniquity because fon, yet doth he devise means, that his banished in me, let him kill me. God hath be not expelled from him.
33 So Joab came to the king, and told him:and !5 Now therefore that I am come to speak of when he had called for Abfalom, he came to the away bis
this thing unto my lord the king, it is becaule king,& bowed himselfon his face to the ground Asth airo the people have made me afraid; and thy hand before the king: and the king kissed Ablálom. devised maid faid, I will now speak unto the king ; it
CHAP. XV. muas,&cmay be that the king will perform the request 1 Abfalom by fair speeches and courtesies, feales of his handniaid,
the bearts of Ifrael. 7 under pretence of a vodo 16 For the king will hear, to deliver his be obtaineth leave to go to Hebron. 10 He handmaid out of the hand of the man tbat would maketb there a great conspiracy. 13 David updestroy nie and my fon together out of the inhe on the news fleeth from Jerusalem. 19 Ittai ritance of God.
would not leave bim. 24 Zadok and Abiatbar 17. Then thine handmaid said, The word of are sent back with the ark. 30° David and bis my lord the king shall now be + comfortable : coinpany go up mount Olivet weeping. 31 He
for as an angel of God, fo is my lord the king, cursetb Abitbopbels counsel. 3.7 Hufhai is Sent Hob.
t to discern good and bad : therefore the LORD back witb instructions.
prepared him chariots, and burles, and fifty
the way ofthe gate : and it was so that when any + Heb. 19 Áud the king.Taid, is not the hand of Jqab man that had a controverfie came to the king to come.
Heb. that the sevenger
Hel for rest.
Chap. xv. David flecth from him. for judgement, then Ablalom called unto him, men, and all the little ones that were with him. and faid, Of what city art thou? And he faid, 23 And all the countrey wept with a loud Thy fervant is of one of the tribes of Israel. voice, and all the people paired over : the king
3 And Abfalom faid unto him, See, thy inato allo himself palled over the brook Kidron, and 05.18.1. Gone will
ters are good and right, but I tbere is no nian all the people pafled over toward the way of the Cedrea. from the depused of the king to hear thee.
Abiathar went up, until all the people had done
6 And on this manner did Abfalom to all I l- your in the eyes of the LORD, he will bring me
7 And it came to pass after forty years, thee: behold bere am I, let him do to me as lee-
Art not thou a * seer? return into the city in * Sur.
until there come word from you to certifie me, 9. And the king laid unto him, Go in peace. 29 Zadok therefore & Abiathar carried the ark So he arose, and went to Hebron.
of God again to Jerusalem;& they tarried there. 10 But Ablalom fent fpies throughout all 30 | And David went up by the ascent of the tribes of Israch saying, Alfvon as ye hear the mount Olivery # and wept as he went up and had t Hub. found of the trumpet, then ye shall say, Abfalom his head covered, and he went bare-foot : und sorgen reignech in Hebron.
all the people that was with him, covere: every ing. 11 And with Abfalom went two hundred man his head, and they went up weeping as they men out of Jerusalem, tbat were called, and they went up. went in their fimplicity, and they knew nut any 31 1 And 1 one told David, saying, Ahithophe! ! or thing.
is among the confpirators with Ablalom. And waves
facrifices : and the 32 | And it came to pals that wben David was
33 Unto whom David faid, If thou passeft on 14 And David faid unto all his servants, that with me, then thou shalt be a burden unto me. were with him at JerufalemArise, and let us 34 But if thou return to the city, and say unto tlee: for we shall not elle escape from Abfalom : Ablalom, I will be thy fervant, kin; RS I b.sve 0.
make fpeed to depart, left he overtake us sud- been thy fathers fervant u hitherto, fo will I now heretas Heb. denly, and I bring evil upon us, and finite the alfo be thy servant : then mayelt thou for me de Fose city with the edge of the sword.
feat the counselof Ahithophel.
that what thing loever thou shalt hear out of the
17 And the king went forth, and all the peo-two sons, Ahimaaz Zadoks son, and Jonathan ple after him, and carried in a place that was Abiathars son: and by them ye shall send unto me jar off.
every thing that ye can hear. 18 And all his servants pafled on beside him : 37 So Hushai Davids friend came into the ciand all the Cherethites, and all the Pelethites, ty, and Abfalom came into Jerusalem. & all the Gittites, fix hundred men which came after him from Gath, palled on before the king. Zibe by presents and false suggestions, ob-ainett :19 (Then said the king to Itrai the Gittite, bis masters inberitance. 5 At Baburim Sbimei Whereforegvelt thou also with us? return to thy curseth David. 9 David with patience abstaineth place, and abide with the king, for thou art a and restraineth others from revenge. 15 Hufai Itranger, and also an exile.
infinuaretb bimself into Abfaloms counsel. 20 20 Whereas thou canest but yesterday, Mould Abithophels
counsel, I this day I make theç go up and down with 20. Athe bill, behold, Ziba the servant of Meph
Nd when David was a little past the top of hec in take back thy brethren, * mercy and truth be botheth met him with a couple of alles laudled, with thee.
and upon them two hundrer loaves of bread, and 21 And Ittai answered the king, and said, as an hundred bunches of raisins,
and an hundred the LORD liveth, and as my lord the king liveth, of summer-frits, and a bottle of wine. furely in what place my lord the king Thall be, 2 And the king said unro Ziba, What meanest whether in death or life, even there allo will thou by the le?And Ziba said,
The asses be for the thy fervant be.
Zsings houshold to ride on, and the bread and 22 And David said to Ittai, Go and pass over. fummer-fruit for the young men to eat, and the And Ietai the Gittite palled over, and all ads wine, that such as be faint in the wilderness may