2 Samuel 12:2
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English Standard Version
The rich man had very many flocks and herds,

King James Bible
The rich man had exceeding many flocks and herds:

American Standard Version
The rich man had exceeding many flocks and herds;

Douay-Rheims Bible
The rich man had exceeding many sheep and oxen.

English Revised Version
The rich man had exceeding many flocks and herds:

Webster's Bible Translation
The rich man had very numerous flocks and herds:

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The messenger brought to David all the information with which Joab had charged him (שׁלח with a double accusative, to send or charge a person with anything), but he so far condensed it as to mention Uriah's death at the same time. "When the men (of Rabbah) became strong against us, and came out to us into the field, and we prevailed against them even to the gate, the archers shot at thy servants down from the wall, so that some of the servants of the king died, and thy servant Uriah the Hethite is dead also." The א in the forms המּוראים ויּראוּ instead of המּורים ויּרוּ is an Aramaic mode of writing the words.

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2 Samuel 12:8 And I gave you your master's house, and your master's wives into your bosom, and gave you the house of Israel and of Judah...

2 Samuel 3:2-5 And to David were sons born in Hebron: and his firstborn was Amnon, of Ahinoam the Jezreelitess...

2 Samuel 5:13-16 And David took him more concubines and wives out of Jerusalem, after he was come from Hebron...

2 Samuel 15:16 And the king went forth, and all his household after him. And the king left ten women, which were concubines, to keep the house.

Job 1:3 His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she donkeys...

Cross References
2 Samuel 12:1
And the LORD sent Nathan to David. He came to him and said to him, "There were two men in a certain city, the one rich and the other poor.

2 Samuel 12:3
but the poor man had nothing but one little ewe lamb, which he had bought. And he brought it up, and it grew up with him and with his children. It used to eat of his morsel and drink from his cup and lie in his arms, and it was like a daughter to him.

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