2 Samuel 11:4-15New American Standard Bible (NASB)
4 David sent messengers and took her, and when she came to him, he lay with her; and when she had purified herself from her uncleanness, she returned to her house.5 The woman conceived; and she sent and told David, and said, “I am pregnant.”
6 Then David sent to Joab, saying, “Send me Uriah the Hittite.” So Joab sent Uriah to David.7 When Uriah came to him, David asked concerning the welfare of Joab and [a]the people and the state of the war.8 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 [b]was sent out after him.9 But Uriah slept at the door of the king’s house with all the servants of his lord, and did not go down to his house.10 Now when they told David, saying, “Uriah did not go down to his house,” David said to Uriah, “Have you not come from a journey? Why did you not go down to your house?”11 Uriah said to David, “The ark and Israel and Judah are staying in [c]temporary shelters, and my lord Joab and the servants of my lord are camping in the open field. Shall I then go to my house to eat and to drink and to lie with my wife? By your life and the life of your soul, I will not do this thing.”12 Then David said to Uriah, “Stay here today also, and tomorrow I will let you go.” So Uriah remained in Jerusalem that day and the [d]next.13 Now David called him, and he ate and drank before him, and he made him drunk; and in the evening he went out to lie on his bed with his lord’s servants, but he did not go down to his house.
14 Now in the morning David wrote a letter to Joab and sent it by the hand of Uriah.15 He had written in the letter, saying, “[e]Place Uriah in the front line of the [f]fiercest battle and withdraw from him, so that he may be struck down and die.”
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