2 Samuel 12:12
New International Version
You did it in secret, but I will do this thing in broad daylight before all Israel.’”

New Living Translation
You did it secretly, but I will make this happen to you openly in the sight of all Israel.”

English Standard Version
For you did it secretly, but I will do this thing before all Israel and before the sun.’”

Berean Study Bible
You have acted in secret, but I will do this thing in broad daylight before all Israel.’ ”

King James Bible
For thou didst it secretly: but I will do this thing before all Israel, and before the sun.

New King James Version
For you did it secretly, but I will do this thing before all Israel, before the sun.’ ”

New American Standard Bible
Indeed, you did it secretly, but I will do this thing before all Israel, and in open daylight.’”

NASB 1995
‘Indeed you did it secretly, but I will do this thing before all Israel, and under the sun.’”

NASB 1977
‘Indeed you did it secretly, but I will do this thing before all Israel, and under the sun.’”

Amplified Bible
Indeed you did it secretly, but I will do this thing before all Israel, and in broad daylight.’”

Christian Standard Bible
You acted in secret, but I will do this before all Israel and in broad daylight.’ ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You acted in secret, but I will do this before all Israel and in broad daylight.’”

American Standard Version
For thou didst it secretly: but I will do this thing before all Israel, and before the sun.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You have done secretly and I shall do it this before the eye of all Israel and before the sun!"

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For thou didst it secretly, but I will do this thing in the sight of all Israel, and before the sun.

Contemporary English Version
What you did was in secret, but I will do this in the open for everyone in Israel to see."

Douay-Rheims Bible
For thou didst it secretly: but I will do this thing in the sight of all Israel, and in the sight of the sun.

English Revised Version
For thou didst it secretly: but I will do this thing before all Israel, and before the sun.

Good News Translation
You sinned in secret, but I will make this happen in broad daylight for all Israel to see.'"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You did this secretly, but I will make this happen in broad daylight in front of all Israel."

International Standard Version
"'What you did in secret I'm going to do right in front of all Israel and in broad daylight as well!'"

JPS Tanakh 1917
For thou didst it secretly; but I will do this thing before all Israel, and before the sun.'

Literal Standard Version
for you have done [it] in secret, and I do this thing before all Israel, and before the sun.”

NET Bible
Although you have acted in secret, I will do this thing before all Israel, and in broad daylight.'"

New Heart English Bible
For you did it secretly, but I will do this thing before all Israel, and before the sun.'"

World English Bible
For you did it secretly, but I will do this thing before all Israel, and before the sun.'"

Young's Literal Translation
for thou hast done it in secret, and I do this thing before all Israel, and before the sun.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Nathan Rebukes David
11This is what the LORD says: ‘I will raise up adversity against you from your own house. Before your very eyes I will take your wives and give them to another, and he will lie with them in broad daylight. 12 You have acted in secret, but I will do this thing in broad daylight before all Israel.’”

Cross References
2 Samuel 11:4
Then David sent messengers to get her, and when she came to him, he slept with her. (Now she had just purified herself from her uncleanness.) Then she returned home.

2 Samuel 16:22
So they pitched a tent for Absalom on the roof, and he slept with his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.


Treasury of Scripture

For you did it secretly: but I will do this thing before all Israel, and before the sun.

secretly

2 Samuel 11:4,8,13,15
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…

Ecclesiastes 12:14
For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.

Luke 12:1,2
In the mean time, when there were gathered together an innumerable multitude of people, insomuch that they trode one upon another, he began to say unto his disciples first of all, Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You
אַתָּ֖ה (’at·tāh)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

have acted
עָשִׂ֣יתָ (‘ā·śî·ṯā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

in secret,
בַסָּ֑תֶר (ḇas·sā·ṯer)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5643: A covering, hiding place, secrecy

but I
וַאֲנִ֗י (wa·’ă·nî)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 589: I

will do
אֶעֱשֶׂה֙ (’e·‘ĕ·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

this thing
הַזֶּ֔ה (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that

in broad daylight
הַשָּֽׁמֶשׁ׃ (haš·šā·meš)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's 8121: The sun, the east, a ray, a notched battlement

before
נֶ֥גֶד (ne·ḡeḏ)
Preposition
Strong's 5048: A front, part opposite, a counterpart, mate, over against, before

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

Israel.’”
יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc


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