2 Samuel 11:8

“And David said to Uriah, Go down to thy house, and wash thy feet. And Uriah departed out of the king's house, and there followed him a mess of meat from the king.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Dauid said to Uriah, Goe downe to thy house, and wash thy feete. And Uriah departed out of the Kings house, and there followed him a messe of meat from the king.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then David said to Uriah, "Go down to your house, and wash your feet. And Uriah went out of the king's house, and a present from the king was sent out after him."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And David said to Uriah, Go down to thy house, and wash thy feet. And Uriah departed out of the king's house, and there followed him a mess `of food' from the king.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And David said to Uriah, Go down to your house and let your feet be washed. And Uriah went away from the king's house, and an offering from the king was sent after him.
- Basic English Bible

And David said to Urijah, Go down to thy house and wash thy feet. And Urijah departed out of the king's house, and there followed him presents from the king.
- Darby Bible

And David said to Uriah, Go down to thy house, and wash thy feet. And Uriah departed out of the king's house, and there followed him a mess of meat from the king.
- Webster's Bible

David said to Uriah, "Go down to your house, and wash your feet." Uriah departed out of the king's house, and a gift from the king was sent after him.
- World English Bible

And David saith to Uriah, `Go down to thy house, and wash thy feet;' and Uriah goeth out of the king's house, and there goeth out after him a gift from the king,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And David said to Uriah: 'Go down to thy house, and wash thy feet.' And Uriah departed out of the king's house, and there followed him a mess of food from the king.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 11:8


11:8 Go down - Not doubting but he would there converse with his wife, and so cover their sin and shame.


Discussion for 2 Samuel 11

  • Alex
    I keep thinking about David and Bathesheba and Uriah, The early CHURCH WAS STILL MARRIED TO THE LAW,Thats y Paul is saying you are dead to the law by the body of Christ THAT YOU SHOULD BEMARRIED TO ANOTHER EVEN TO HIM THAT WAS RAISED FROM THE DEAD.THIS RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHRIST AND CHURCH YIELDED A CHILD CALLED CHRISTIANITY WHICH WAS SICK AND DIED IN ITS INFANCY,BUT SHE TRAVAILED IN BIRTH AGAIN
  • April
    Ah,Oh No,David,We have all fell n2 temptation,temptation has come in many forms and is different unto each individual,I am glad we can repent,it is so important,for even if only 1 person repents,there is a AMEN from the KINGDOM,the savory sweetness that prayer brings unto the nose of the LORD,filling his nose and heart with happiness when his children repent,wether it be action,thought or verbal.
  • BSP
    Verse 14: We see how hardened David's conscience had become. He had Uriah carry his own death sentence.
  • A disciple
    Anne; maybe you've seen these kinds of things; I sure have! Once sin takes hold, and the man changes his whole way of thinking and behavior, there is such a moral spiraling out of control that seems to never take an end; unless of course, the Lord intervenes to send His messenger to convict him; if perchance he might humble himself at the Word, and really repent. David's conversion was a miracle!
  • Anne
    This chapter reminds us that sin may seem personal but look at the effect it can have on lives of others.
  • Lu2677
    Yes, David sinned, adultery and murder,(2 Samuel 11). 2 Samuel 12 David knew God was displeased with him, he repented. Nevertheless, God punished David by causing his new born son to be sick and die. Then God blessed David with another son; Solomon. And God loved Solomon.

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