2 Samuel 11:16

“And it came to pass, when Joab observed the city, that he assigned Uriah unto a place where he knew that valiant men were.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Samuel 11:16

And it came to passe when Ioab obserued the citie, that he assigned Uriah vnto a place where hee knewe that valiant men were.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So it was as Joab kept watch on the city, that he put Uriah at the place where he knew there {were} valiant men.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it came to pass, when Joab kept watch upon the city, that he assigned Uriah unto the place where he knew that valiant men were.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So while Joab was watching the town, he put Uriah in the place where it was clear to him the best fighters were.
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass as Joab watched the city, that he assigned Urijah to a place where he knew that the valiant men were.
- Darby Bible

And it came to pass, when Joab observed the city, that he assigned Uriah to a place where he knew that valiant men were.
- Webster's Bible

It happened, when Joab kept watch on the city, that he assigned Uriah to the place where he knew that valiant men were.
- World English Bible

And it cometh to pass in Joab's watching of the city, that he appointeth Uriah unto the place where he knew that valiant men [are];
- Youngs Literal Bible

And it came to pass, when Joab kept watch upon the city, that he assigned Uriah unto the place where he knew that valiant men were.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Samuel 11:16

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 11:16


11:15 He arose - So far is David from repenting, that he seeks to cover one sin with another. How are the beginnings of sin to be dreaded! For who knows where it will end? David hath sinned, therefore Uriah must die! That innocent, valiant, gallant man, who was ready to die for his prince's honour, must die by his prince's hand! See how fleshly lusts war against the soul, and what devastations they make in that war! How they blind the eyes, fear the conscience, harden the heart, and destroy all sense of honour and justice!


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