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2 Samuel 11:4

    2 Samuel 11:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And David sent messengers, and took her; and she came in unto him, and he lay with her; for she was purified from her uncleanness: and she returned unto her house.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And David sent messengers, and took her; and she came in to him, and he lay with her; for she was purified from her uncleanness: and she returned to her house.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And David sent messengers, and took her; and she came in unto him, and he lay with her (for she was purified from her uncleanness); and she returned unto her house.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And David sent and took her; and she came to him, and he took her to his bed: (for she had been made clean;) then she went back to her house.

    Webster's Revision

    And David sent messengers, and took her; and she came in unto him, and he lay with her (for she was purified from her uncleanness); and she returned unto her house.

    World English Bible

    David sent messengers, and took her; and she came in to him, and he lay with her (for she was purified from her uncleanness); and she returned to her house.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And David sent messengers, and took her; and she came in unto him, and he lay with her; (for she was purified from her uncleanness;) and she returned unto her house.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Samuel 11:4

    And she came in unto him - We hear nothing of her reluctance, and there is no evidence that she was taken by force.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Samuel 11:4

    11:4 Took her - From her own house into his palace, not by force, but by persuasion. Lay with her - See how all the way to sin is down hill! When men begin, they cannot soon stop themselves.