2 Samuel 11:26
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New International Version
When Uriah's wife heard that her husband was dead, she mourned for him.

King James Bible
And when the wife of Uriah heard that Uriah her husband was dead, she mourned for her husband.

Darby Bible Translation
And the wife of Urijah heard that Urijah her husband was dead, and she mourned for her husband.

World English Bible
When the wife of Uriah heard that Uriah her husband was dead, she made lamentation for her husband.

Young's Literal Translation
And the wife of Uriah heareth that Uriah her husband is dead, and lamenteth for her lord;

2 Samuel 11:26 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

She mourned for her husband - The whole of her conduct indicates that she observed the form without feeling the power of sorrow.

She lost a captain and got a king for her spouse; this must have been deep affliction indeed: and therefore: -

- Lachrymas non sponte cadentes Effudit;

gemitusque expressit pectore laeto.

"She shed reluctant tears,

and forced out groans from a joyful heart.

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she mourned

2 Samuel 3:31 And David said to Joab, and to all the people that were with him, Rend your clothes, and gird you with sackcloth...

2 Samuel 14:2 And Joab sent to Tekoah, and fetched there a wise woman, and said to her, I pray you, feign yourself to be a mourner...

Genesis 27:41 And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart...

David's Fall 2Sam 11:27

John Newton—Olney Hymns

Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Genesis 50:10
When they reached the threshing floor of Atad, near the Jordan, they lamented loudly and bitterly; and there Joseph observed a seven-day period of mourning for his father.

Deuteronomy 34:8
The Israelites grieved for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days, until the time of weeping and mourning was over.

1 Samuel 31:13
Then they took their bones and buried them under a tamarisk tree at Jabesh, and they fasted seven days.

2 Samuel 11:25
David told the messenger, "Say this to Joab: 'Don't let this upset you; the sword devours one as well as another. Press the attack against the city and destroy it.' Say this to encourage Joab."

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