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14 In the morning it happened that David (A)wrote a letter to Joab and sent it by the hand of Uriah. 15 And he wrote in the letter, saying, “Set Uriah in the forefront of the [a]hottest battle, and retreat from him, that he may (B)be struck down and die.” 16 So it was, while Joab besieged the city, that he assigned Uriah to a place where he knew there were valiant men. 17 Then the men of the city came out and fought with Joab. And some of the people of the servants of David fell; and Uriah the Hittite died also.

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  1. 2 Samuel 11:15 fiercest

27 And when her mourning was over, David sent and brought her to his house, and she (A)became his wife and bore him a son. But the thing that David had done (B)displeased[a] the Lord.

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  1. 2 Samuel 11:27 Lit. was evil in the eyes of

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