2 Samuel 11:7
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New American Standard Bible
When Uriah came to him, David asked concerning the welfare of Joab and the people and the state of the war.

King James Bible
And when Uriah was come unto him, David demanded of him how Joab did, and how the people did, and how the war prospered.

Darby Bible Translation
And when Urijah had come to him, David asked how Joab prospered, and how the people prospered, and how the war prospered.

World English Bible
When Uriah was come to him, David asked of him how Joab did, and how the people fared, and how the war prospered.

Young's Literal Translation
and Uriah cometh unto him, and David asketh of the prosperity of Joab, and of the prosperity of the people, and of the prosperity of the war.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

David was forced to stoop to falsehood and dissimulation in the vain hope of hiding his sin.

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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
Genesis 37:14
Then he said to him, "Go now and see about the welfare of your brothers and the welfare of the flock, and bring word back to me." So he sent him from the valley of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.

Exodus 18:7
Then Moses went out to meet his father-in-law, and he bowed down and kissed him; and they asked each other of their welfare and went into the tent.

1 Samuel 17:22
Then David left his baggage in the care of the baggage keeper, and ran to the battle line and entered in order to greet his brothers.

2 Samuel 11:6
Then David sent to Joab, saying, "Send me Uriah the Hittite." So Joab sent Uriah to David.

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