10 Now, therefore, the sword(A) will never depart from your house, because you despised me and took the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be your own.’

11 “This is what the Lord says: ‘Out of your own household(B) I am going to bring calamity on you.(C) Before your very eyes I will take your wives and give them to one who is close to you, and he will sleep with your wives in broad daylight.(D) 12 You did it in secret,(E) but I will do this thing in broad daylight(F) before all Israel.’”

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14 But because by doing this you have shown utter contempt for[a] the Lord,(A) the son born to you will die.”

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  1. 2 Samuel 12:14 An ancient Hebrew scribal tradition; Masoretic Text for the enemies of

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