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
CommentaryClarke'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.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryDavid's Fall 2Sam 11:27
John Newton—Olney Hymns
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.
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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