New Living Translation
After moving from Hebron to Jerusalem, David married more concubines and wives, and they had more sons and daughters.
King James Bible
And David took him more concubines and wives out of Jerusalem, after he was come from Hebron: and there were yet sons and daughters born to David.
Darby Bible Translation
And David took him more concubines and wives out of Jerusalem, after he had come from Hebron; and there were yet sons and daughters born to David.
World English Bible
David took him more concubines and wives out of Jerusalem, after he was come from Hebron; and there were yet sons and daughters born to David.
Young's Literal Translation
And David taketh again concubines and wives out of Jerusalem, after his coming from Hebron, and there are born again to David sons and daughters.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:13 David took, and c. - This may well be reckoned amongst David's miscarriages, the multiplication of wives being expresly forbidden to the king, Deut 17:17. It seems to have been his policy, that hereby he might enlarge his family, and strengthen his interest by alliances with so many considerable families. But all these did not preserve him from coveting his neighbour's wife. Rather they inclined him to it: for men who have once broke the fence, will wander carelesly.
LibraryA Cloud of Witnesses.
"By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau, even concerning things to come. By faith Jacob, when he was a-dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph; and worshipped, leaning upon the top of his staff. By faith Joseph, when his end was nigh, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.... By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, after they had been compassed about for seven days. By faith Rahab the harlot perished not with them that were disobedient, …
Thomas Charles Edwards—The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews
The Blessing of Jacob Upon Judah. (Gen. Xlix. 8-10. )
The king must not take many wives for himself, because they will turn his heart away from the LORD. And he must not accumulate large amounts of wealth in silver and gold for himself.
2 Samuel 5:12
And David realized that the LORD had confirmed him as king over Israel and had blessed his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel.
1 Kings 11:3
He had 700 wives of royal birth and 300 concubines. And in fact, they did turn his heart away from the LORD.
1 Chronicles 3:9
These were the sons of David, not including his sons born to his concubines. Their sister was named Tamar.
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