When he arrived, David asked him for news from the front—how things were going with Joab and the troops and with the fighting. Then he said to Uriah, “Go home. Have a refreshing bath and a good night’s rest.”
And Dovid said to Uriyah, Go down to thy bais, and wash thy feet. And Uriyah departed out of the Bais HaMelech and there followed after him a masat HaMelech (a present, gift, of the king, i.e. a royal feast).
When they finished discussing the news from the front, David suggested that Uriah go to his own house to clean up, relax, and visit his wife.David:Since I’ve called you back here, why don’t you go down to your house? David sent a gift after him when he left,
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