2 Samuel 11:16
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New American Standard Bible
So it was as Joab kept watch on the city, that he put Uriah at the place where he knew there were valiant men.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, when Joab observed the city, that he assigned Uriah unto a place where he knew that valiant men were.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass as Joab watched the city, that he assigned Urijah to a place where he knew that the valiant men were.

World English Bible
It happened, when Joab kept watch on the city, that he assigned Uriah to the place where he knew that valiant men were.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass in Joab's watching of the city, that he appointeth Uriah unto the place where he knew that valiant men are;

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Observed the city - In the sense of besieging it closely.

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The Sixth Commandment
Thou shalt not kill.' Exod 20: 13. In this commandment is a sin forbidden, which is murder, Thou shalt not kill,' and a duty implied, which is, to preserve our own life, and the life of others. The sin forbidden is murder: Thou shalt not kill.' Here two things are to be understood, the not injuring another, nor ourselves. I. The not injuring another. [1] We must not injure another in his name. A good name is a precious balsam.' It is a great cruelty to murder a man in his name. We injure others in
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
2 Samuel 11:15
He had written in the letter, saying, "Place Uriah in the front line of the fiercest battle and withdraw from him, so that he may be struck down and die."

2 Samuel 11:17
The men of the city went out and fought against Joab, and some of the people among David's servants fell; and Uriah the Hittite also died.

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