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Then it happened one evening that David arose from his bed (A)and walked on the roof of the king’s house. And from the roof he (B)saw a woman bathing, and the woman was very beautiful to behold. So David sent and inquired about the woman. And someone said, “Is this not [a]Bathsheba, the daughter of [b]Eliam, the wife (C)of Uriah the (D)Hittite?” Then David sent messengers, and took her; and she came to him, and (E)he lay with her, for she was (F)cleansed from her impurity; and she returned to her house. And the woman conceived; so she sent and told David, and said, “I am with child.”

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 11:3 Bathshua, 1 Chr. 3:5
  2. 2 Samuel 11:3 Ammiel, 1 Chr. 3:5

Job Defends His Righteousness

31 “I have made a covenant with my eyes;
Why then should I [a]look upon a (A)young woman?

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Footnotes

  1. Job 31:1 look intently or gaze

25 (A)Do not lust after her beauty in your heart,
Nor let her allure you with her eyelids.

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19 (A)For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies.

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14 But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed.

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15 Then, (A)when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, (B)brings forth death.

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