2 Samuel 12:14

“Howbeit, because by this deed thou hast given great occasion to the enemies of the LORD to blaspheme, the child also that is born unto thee shall surely die.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Samuel 12:14

Howbeit, because by this deede thou hast giuen great occasion to the enemies of the Lord to blaspheme, the childe also that is borne vnto thee, shall surely die.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"However, because by this deed you have given occasion to the enemies of the LORD to blaspheme, the child also that is born to you shall surely die."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Howbeit, because by this deed thou hast given great occasion to the enemies of Jehovah to blaspheme, the child also that is born unto thee shall surely die.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But still, because you have had no respect for the Lord, death will certainly overtake the child who has newly come to birth.
- Basic English Bible

Howbeit, because by this deed thou hast given great occasion to the enemies of Jehovah to blaspheme, even the child that is born to thee shall certainly die.
- Darby Bible

But, because by this deed thou hast given great occasion to the enemies of the LORD to blaspheme, the child also that is born to thee shall surely die.
- Webster's Bible

However, because by this deed you have given great occasion to Yahweh's enemies to blaspheme, the child also who is born to you shall surely die."
- World English Bible

only, because thou hast caused the enemies of Jehovah greatly to despise by this thing, also the son who is born to thee doth surely die.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Howbeit, because by this deed thou hast greatly blasphemed the enemies of the LORD, the child also that is born unto thee shall surely die.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Samuel 12:14

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 12:14


12:13 I have sinned - How serious this confession was, we may see, #Psal 51:1 |- 19. Put away thy sin - That is, so far as concerns thy own life. Not die - As by thy own sentence, ver.#5|, thou dost deserve, and may expect to be done by my immediate stroke.

12:16 Besought - Supposing the threatening might be conditional, and so the execution of it prevented by prayer. Went - Into his closet.


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