5:6 Then the king and his men advanced to Jerusalem 1 against the Jebusites who lived in the land. The Jebusites 2 said to David, “You cannot invade this place! Even the blind and the lame will turn you back, saying, ‘David cannot invade this place!’”
2 Samuel 12:22Context
12:22 He replied, “While the child was still alive, I fasted and wept because I thought, 3 ‘Perhaps 4 the Lord will show pity and the child will live.
2 tn The Hebrew text has “he” rather than “the Jebusites.” The referent has been specified in the translation for clarity. In the Syriac Peshitta and some
3 tn Heb “said.”
4 tn Heb “Who knows?”