2 Sam 12:6

12:6 fourfold. Ex. 22:1 orders fourfold restitution for stolen sheep. Some commentators have detected here a hint of David’s subsequent loss of four sons: the first son of Bathsheba (vv. 14, 18), Amnon (13:28, 29), Absalom (18:14, 15), and Adonijah (1 Kin. 2:24, 25).