2 Samuel 12:1
Good News Translation
The LORD sent the prophet Nathan to David. Nathan went to him and said, "There were two men who lived in the same town; one was rich and the other poor.

Contemporary English Version
and he sent Nathan the prophet to tell this story to David: A rich man and a poor man lived in the same town.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord sent Nathan to David: and when he was come to him, he said to him: There were two men in one city, the one rich, and the other poor.

New American Bible
The LORD sent Nathan to David, and when he came to him, he said: “Tell me how you judge this case: In a certain town there were two men, one rich, the other poor.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the Lord sent Nathan to David: and when he was come to him, he said to him: There were two men in one city, the one rich, and the other poor.

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the Lord

2 Samuel 7:1-5 And it came to pass when the king sat in his house, and the Lord had given him rest on every side from all his enemies, . . .

2 Samuel 24:11-13 And David arose in the morning, and the word of the Lord came to Gad the prophet and the seer of David, saying: . . .

1 Kings 13:1 And behold there came a man of God out of Juda, by the word of the Lord, to Bethel, when Jeroboam was standing upon the altar, and burning incense.

1 Kings 18:1 After many days, the word of the Lord came to Elias, in the third year, saying: Go, and shew thyself to Achab, that I may give rain upon the face of the earth.

2 Kings 1:3 And an angel of the Lord spoke to Elias, the Thesbite, saying: Arise, and go up to meet the messengers of the king of Samaria, and say to them: Is there not a God in Israel, that ye go to consult Beelzebub, the god of Accaron?

unto David

2 Samuel 11:10-17,25 And it was told David by some that said: Urias went not to his house. And David said to Urias: Didst thou not come from thy journey? why didst thou not go down to thy house? . . .

2 Samuel 14:14 We all die, and like waters that return no more, we fall down into the earth: neither will God have a soul to perish, but recalleth, meaning that he that is cast off should not altogether perish.

Isaiah 57:17,18 For the iniquity of his covetousness I was angry, and I struck him: I hid my face from thee, and was angry: and he went away wandering in his own heart. . . .

he came

Psalm 51:1 Unto the end, a psalm of David, [2] When Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had sinned with Bethsabee. [3] Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy. And according to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my iniquity.

There were.

2 Samuel 14:5-11 And the king said to her: What is the matter with thee? She answered: Alas, I am a widow woman: for my husband is dead. . . .

Judges 9:7-15 This being told to Joatham, he went, and stood on the top of Mount Garizim: and lifting up his voice, he cried, and said: Hear me, ye men of Sichem, so may God hear you. . . .

1 Kings 20:25-41 And make up the number of soldiers that have been slain of thine, and horses, according to the former horses, and chariots, according to the chariots which thou hadst before: and we will fight against them in the plains, and thou shalt see that we shall overcome them. He believed their counsel, and did so. . . .

Isaiah 5:1-7 I will sing to my beloved the canticle of my cousin concerning his vineyard. My beloved had a vineyard on a hill in a fruitful place. . . .

Matthew 21:22-45 And all things whatsoever you shall ask in prayer believing, you shall receive. . . .

Luke 15:11 And he said: A certain man had two sons.

Luke 16:19 There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day.

Context
Nathan Rebukes David
1And the Lord sent Nathan to David: and when he was come to him, he said to him: There were two men in one city, the one rich, and the other poor.2The rich man had exceeding many sheep and oxen.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 7:2
He said to Nathan the prophet: Dost thou see that I dwell in a house of cedar, and the ark of God is lodged within skins?

2 Samuel 7:4
But it came to pass that night, that the word of the Lord came to Nathan, saying:

2 Samuel 12:2
The rich man had exceeding many sheep and oxen.

1 Kings 1:8
But Sadoc, the priest, and Banaias, the son of Joiada, and Nathan, the prophet, and Semei, and Rei, and the strength of David's army, was not with Adonias.

1 Chronicles 29:29
Now the acts of king David first and last are written in the book of Samuel the seer, and in the book of Nathan the prophet, and in the book of Gad the seer:

Psalm 51:1
Unto the end, a psalm of David, [2] When Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had sinned with Bethsabee. [3] Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy. And according to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my iniquity.

Isaiah 39:3
Then Isaiah the prophet came to king Ezechias, and said to him: What said these men, and from whence came they to thee? And Ezechias said: From a far country they came to me, from Babylon.

Additional Translations
Then the LORD sent Nathan to David, and when he arrived, he said, “There were two men in a certain city, one rich and the other poor.And the LORD sent Nathan to David. And he came to him, and said to him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

And Jehovah sent Nathan unto David. And he came unto him, and said unto him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

And the Lord sent Nathan the prophet to David; and he went in to him, and said to him, There were two men in one city, one rich and the other poor.

And Jehovah sent Nathan to David. And he came to him, and said to him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

And the LORD sent Nathan unto David. And he came unto him, and said unto him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

And the LORD sent Nathan to David. And he came to him, and said to him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

Yahweh sent Nathan to David. He came to him, and said to him, "There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

And Jehovah sendeth Nathan unto David, and he cometh unto him, and saith to him: 'Two men have been in one city; One rich and one poor;
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